Rose (Rosa 'October Moon') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'October Moon'
'Ardshine'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Apricot and apricot blend
Extra Bloom Info: medium to large, very full, in clusters, with reflexed petals
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Apricot, with lighter reverse
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Paul Barden, 2006
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 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: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 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

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