Floribunda Rose 'Honey Bouquet'


Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Honey Bouquet
Additional cultivar information:(PP11882, aka JACyimp)
Hybridized by Zary
Registered or introduced: 1999
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Cluster-flowered (incl. Floribunda & Grandiflora)


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Bloom Color:

Yellow blend (yb)

Bloom Shape:


Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly



Can be trained as a standard or tree form

Patent Information:


Other Details:

Resistant to mildew

Resistant to rust

Susceptible to black spot

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Seattle, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:


On Aug 21, 2012, strawberryhill from 5a, IL wrote:

I'm northwest of Chicago, with cool and wet spring/fall, and hot summer. I like Honey Bouquet far better than Julia Child and Golden Celebration. It's most compact, always blooming, best disease-resistant, color that doesn't fade like Julia Child - It requires less space and less water than Golden Celebration.

The scent is pleasant honey in hot summer, but absolutely delicious in cool and wet weather, on a par with Golden Celebration. The scent is very strong in cool weather, smells heavenly of floral and honey.


On Nov 7, 2005, LucasCatChow from Tulsa, OK wrote:

An outstanding addition to the garden. This rose is not only decorative but is also a very good cut flower. Although a Floribunda, it has plenty of single stemed beauties that last forever on the bush and in the vase. Takes heat and humidity in stride, and is always in bloom. The color is more of a pale yellow in summer, but with cooler weather may develop a luscious apricot overlay. Fragrance is mild. Disease resistance is average for blackspot, but stays clean if sprayed with a good fungicide.