Julia Child Rose Bush
The Julia Child Rose Bush
, is a wonderful yellow floribunda. Its color is a golden butter/gold. This lovely floribunda, produces clusters of blooms in abundance, from early Spring, right through the season, into fall. The famous Chef, Julia Child, chose this rose to bear her name. She loved the color, as well as the wonderful sweet/Licorice/Candy fragrance.
This Floribunda is very easy to grow. It is heat tolerant, and very disease resistant.
This yellow floribunda was hybridized by Tom Carruth, of Weeks Roses, and introduced in the U.S, in 2006.
The Julia Child Rose Bush, is a very rounded bush, with very glossy foliage. The bush grows up to 4 feet tall, and 3-4 feet wide. (depending on your zone)
Roses tend to grow larger in warmer climates.
It is hardy in zones 6b-9b.
It is a great rose for a container.
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Plant this rose front and center. Don't hide it in the back of the garden.
For a stunning effect, try planting one or two of these roses, surrounded by blue flowers. Tall blue Delphiniums behind them, or some blue Ageratum, or Veronica in front of them! Planting blue, or purple flowers near them, brings out the lovely yellow color (pink roses are nice companions also)
Planting some Babys Breath close by, gives you an instant bouquet. Be sure to cut some of these to bring inside, the scent is fabulous!
For instructions on how to plant The Julia Child Rose Bush
As all Floribundas, these roses are very easy to care for.
When planting this rose, be sure to give it plenty of room. It can spread out 3-4 feet.
Deadhead faded blooms to encourage the plant to produce more flowers.
Prune lightly to maintain the shape of the plant.
Mulch with at least 2 inches of mulch to conserve moisture
Be sure to give the bush plenty of water, especially the first few weeks after planting.
Don't fertilize a newly planted bush until after the first flush of flowers.
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