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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
By LarryR on 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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