The Amber Queen Rose, produces clusters of lovely apricot colored
blooms. It is a beautiful bedding rose, producing clusters of ruffly
blooms from Summer through Fall. The sweetly scented flowers on rose
'Amber Queen' are also a standout in the garden, shining brightly
against the dark green foliage.
The lovely apricot colored Amber Queen rose bush will certainly add some
color to your garden.
Type Floribunda Rose
Hybridizer Harkness 1983
Blooms Golden apricot ruffled blooms are cup-shaped The flowers are 3 1/2” across, with 25-30 petals
Growth Habits Medium, compact size bush grows 3-4’
Foliage Large, copper red color to medium green, semi-glossy, with reddish prickles (thorns)
Fragrance Intense fragrance sweet/Musk/spicy
Awards Royal National Rose Society Certificate of Merit 1993, Lyons Rose du siecle 1984, UK rose of the year 1984, Belfast best Floribunda 1996, Genoa Rosa Euroflora 1986, Orleans Rose d’or 1987, AARD 1988, New Zealand Gold Star 1988, Orleans Grand Prix D’Excellence 1989, The Hague Golden Rose and Silver Medal for Fragrance 1991, Royal National Rose Society James Madison Gold medal 1993, Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit 1993
Hardy Zone 5-9
Judging by all the awards these Floribunda roses have won, you can tell that they must be pretty special. If you like exhibiting your roses, rose 'Amber Queen' would be a good choice!
It's short and some-what compact growth, also makes it a good choice for using in massed displays, or at the front of a border.
Floribunda roses are always a good choice for those who want free flowering, and hardiness. These rose bushes are not shy, nor are they stingy with the flowers!
This bush is very hardy, and makes not only a nice display in the garden, but great cut flowers as well. The lovely golden color, and intense fragrance make them simply stunning in a bouquet. In the garden, they are sure to be a stand-out.
Cut lots for the house!
For more of an attention grabber, plant some deep red roses beside them. Plant in groups for greater impact.
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