Flora Danica Rose flowers
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Height: 3 feet
Spread: 3 feet
Hardiness Zone: 5
Group/Class: Hybrid Tea Rose
Features breathtaking apricot double blooms that fade to salmon pink, highly fragrant and long lasting; beautiful dark glossy green foliage creates a striking contrast to the plentiful blooms; this hybrid is very resistant to mildew and blackspot
The Flora Danica Rose features showy fragrant peach flowers with salmon overtones at the ends of the branches from late spring to early fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour. The fruits are showy red hips displayed in late fall.
The Flora Danica Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.
This is a high maintenance shrub that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;
The Flora Danica Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- General Garden Use
Planting & Growing
The Flora Danica Rose will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.
This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.