The Apricot Nectar Rose, is a very fragrant,and quite beautiful Floribunda rose.
The rich, velvety blooms are the color of apricots with a hint of pink, that fades to yellow at the base. The pink/apricot colored rose is very generous with it's blooms, producing them in abundance.
These Floribunda roses have been a favorite for over 30 years.
The Apricot Nectar, produces plants that are bushy, and quite beautiful when planted in masse.
The plant grows tall (unusual for a
Floribunda rose) of 3-5'. The plentiful sprays of soft apricot roses are
so abundant,they make their own bouquets, giving you lots of roses for the vase. This is a nice rose for
growing in the back of the garden.
Hybridizer Boerner 1965
Blooms Apricot/pink flowers have a golden base. Flowers are 3 1/2-4" across, with 35-40 petals
Growth Habits Plant is vigorous, upright and bushy, growing 4-5' tall.
Foliage Medium size, dark green and glossy. Plant is well covered in leaves.
Fragrance Strong, Fruity fragrance
Awards AARS 1996Hardy Zone
You'll get plenty of blooms from this velvety apricot/blend Floribunda rose. The lovely flowers are high-centered,or cupped shaped and are great when used in floral arrangements. When cut at an early age, the flowers open slowly, extending the vase life. A bouquet of these velvety, fragrant blooms will brighten any room.
The full-petaled, large flowers can become crowded in warmer climates. The flowering is so intense in the clusters, that dis-budding some of the blooms might be necessary.
This clustered-flowered rose blooms from Summer through Fall, on smooth, almost thorn-less canes. It is fairly disease-resistant, but could be prone to mildew.
It prefers warmer climates, and usually performs better when planted in warmer zones.
This is a Floribunda rose that has been, and still is a very popular rose, ever since it was introduced over 30 years ago.,