Rose (Rosa 'By Appointment') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'By Appointment'
'HARvolute'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Other: Lax petals
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Apricot and apricot blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Buff, with apricot shading
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Harkness, 1989
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Other: Apricot blend
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

San Jose Heritage Rose Garden

This Isn't the Color It Was Supposed To BeThis Isn't the Color It Was Supposed To Be
May 1, 2012

You buy a young potted plant at your local garden center that is not yet in bloom. The tag in the pot pictures a beautiful blue-colored flower. Much to your later dismay, the flowers aren't blue at all, but a purplish lavender. What gives?

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2013-06-25
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