Rose (Rosa 'Lemon Drop') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'WEKyegi'
'Lemon Drop'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Other: Reflexed petals
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Medium yellow
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Miniature
Growth Habit: Short, 1-2 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Tom Carruth, 2001
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: 1-2 feet
Plant Spread: 1-2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Comments:
Posted by bxncbx (NYC - Zone 7a) on Mar 6, 2018 7:35 PM

I had this small rose planted in a large pot. It did well but did not survive the winter in my garden. I did try to protect it with a cover, but several false springs caused it to die.

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