Rose (Rosa 'Akebono') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Yellow blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: Light yellow, with pink edges
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, upright
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Shinichi Kawai, 1964

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: Bi-Color: Yellow and pink
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Ethel Sanday x Narzisse
Child plants: one child plant

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Honey Bees in the Garden:  MarchHoney Bees in the Garden: March
March 3, 2011

March is here with its abundance of sprouting bulbs, swelling buds, and early blossoms. The temperatures are warmer and gardeners are busy getting early crops and flowers planted. Honey bees are zipping to and fro from the hives, searching out the earliest blossoms for the collection of nectar and pollen.

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