Rose (Rosa 'Apricot Nectar') 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: Apricot and apricot blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Apricot-yellow blend
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Eugene S. Boerner, 1965
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 7 and warmer
Awards: AARS: 1966

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 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 3-4 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
Awards and Recognitions: Other: RNRS Certificate of Merit 1965
Parentage: Sdlg x Spartan
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2009-04-23
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Location: San Jose Heritage Rose GardenDate: 2007-10-31
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Location: Rose Garden, Elizabeth Park, Hartford, Connecticut, USADate: 2018-06-16
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Date: 2010-06-07Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
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Location: Rose Garden, Elizabeth Park, Hartford, Connecticut, USADate: 2018-06-16
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Location: Rose Garden, Elizabeth Park, Hartford, Connecticut, USADate: 2018-06-16
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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July 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 2, 2019 12:08 AM 307
April 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu May 3, 2019 9:46 AM 402
October 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Nov 4, 2018 10:57 PM 185
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March 2014, photos and chat by zuzu Apr 12, 2014 7:51 AM 99
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I LOVE hybrid tea roses, Do any love zone 6? by Andi Jun 13, 2013 3:08 PM 12
Best Sources for David Austin Roses by Steve812 May 26, 2017 9:45 AM 10
Vintage Garden's "One of a Kind" Sale by Steve812 Aug 14, 2017 4:11 PM 18
New blooms, first week of May 2012 by zuzu May 12, 2012 10:41 AM 29
Vintage Gardens Order by Steve812 May 2, 2017 11:47 AM 11
Please help us 'grow' the Rose Database with your images! by Calif_Sue Jun 13, 2016 9:04 PM 129
Weeks Roses has expanded their selection! by Skiekitty Sep 8, 2010 1:20 PM 0
My May blooms by zuzu Jun 14, 2010 9:03 PM 106
Palatine by Skiekitty May 6, 2011 5:33 AM 70
Dew drop diamonds by Mike Nov 5, 2010 10:11 AM 23
Any blooms yet? by zuzu May 4, 2010 9:18 PM 92

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