Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Apricot and apricot blend
Extra Bloom Info: Medium to large, in clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: Apricot and pink blend
Growth Habit: Medium tall, 4-5 feet, upright
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Alain Meilland, 2006
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6b 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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 4-5 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 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
Parentage: (Just Joey x Midas Touch) x (Alphonse Daudet x Glowing Peace)

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Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Apricot Candy'
  • 'Meibedull'

Common names
  • Rose

Photo Gallery
Location: My backyard in Allentown, PA
Date: 10 May 2015
Apricot Candy Rose continues to evolve on 10 May 2015.
Location: My backyard in Allentown, PA
Date: 5 June 2017
Two of the dozen or so flowers currently blooming on AC on 5 June

Date: 2022-05-30

Date: 2020-05-06

Date: 2020-05-01
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Date: Spring 2018
Apricot Candy Bloom
Uploaded by Calif_Sue
Location: My backyard in Allentown, PA
One of my first roses of this year on 24 May 2017.

Date: 2020-05-02

Date: 2020-04-30

Date: 2022-05-05

Date: 2014-06-04
Location: My Garden
Date: 2023-07-05
Apricot Candy
Uploaded by zuzu
Uploaded by Beth_NorCal

Date: 2021-05-03
Location: My backyard in Allentown, PA
Date: 26 August 2016
A two day old flower on 26 August 2016.

Date: 2022-05-05

Date: 2022-05-05
Location: Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-08-27
Uploaded by zuzu
Location: My backyard in Allentown, PA
Date: 2017-05-28
Left profile of AC flower as it begins to open up on 28 May 2017.

Date: 2021-01-10
Location: My backyard in Allentown, PA
Date: 2017-06-05
A tightly wrapped rose begins to unwind on 5 June 2017.

Date: 2015-05-07
Location: My backyard in Allentown, PA
Date: 24 May 2016
Candy's first rose of this season on 24 May 2016

Date: 2021-01-08
Location: In Zuzu's garden
Date: 2009-04-24
Location: Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2019-05-21
Uploaded by zuzu
Location: Albuquerque NM
Date: June 2023
4 year own root plant growing in a 20" barrel, starting the secon
Location: Albuquerque NM
Date: May 2023
Closeup of a cluster with various stages of bloom.
Location: Albuquerque NM
Date: May 2023
Container-grown Apricot Candy viewed from above.

Date: 2022-05-05
Location: In Zuzu's garden
Date: 2013-04-25
Location: My backyard in Allentown, PA
Date: 26 November 2016
The last rose of autumn 2015 rescued on 26 November 2015.
Location: In Zuzu's garden
Date: 2008-04-09
Location: My backyard in Allentown, PA
Date: 20 May 2016
Rose bud shortly after bud break on 20 May 2016.
Uploaded by Calif_Sue
Location: Bogie Lake Greenhouse, White Lake, MI
Date: 2010-07-03

Date: 2015-05-07

Date: 2022-05-05
Location: In Zuzu's garden
Date: 2013-04-25

Date: 2014-06-04
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2011-12-09
Uploaded by Calif_Sue
Uploaded by zuzu
Location: Bogie Lake Greenhouse, White Lake, MI
Date: 2010-07-03
Location: Bogie Lake Greenhouse, White Lake, MI
Date: 2010-07-03
Uploaded by Mike
Location: In Zuzu's garden
Date: 2013-04-25

Date: 2014-06-04

Date: 2014-06-04

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