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'Norwich Castle' rose Description
'Norwich Castle' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
11 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Norwich Castle
Origin:
Bred by Amanda Beales (United Kingdom, 1979).
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Copper - orange, ages to apricot .  Mild, fruity fragrance.  30 petals.  Double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered, rosette bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Upright.  Medium, glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 30" to 4' (75 to 120 cm).  Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Hardy.  vigorous.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Notes:
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog 2000 says Norwich Castle opens as coppery-orange and ages to soft apricot... Some difference of opinion about Parentage, see References for more information.
 
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