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'Lemon Meringue ™' rose Description
'Lemon Meringue ™ (shrub, Radler, 2003)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion (Decobug)
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
24 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Light yellow Shrub.
Registration name: WEKradler
Origin:
Discovered by William J. Radler (United States, 2003).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2005.
Class:
Climber, Shrub.  
Bloom:
Light yellow.  Strong, fruity, spice fragrance.  Average diameter 4.75".  Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Tall, climbing, spreading.  Large, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 6' 7" (200 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden, hedge, pillar or shrub.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  
Breeder's notes:
Spicy fragrance, vigorouse and clean. Tall, near climbing.
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 17,347  on  9 Jan 2007   VIEW USPTO PATENT

A new variety of Climbing Rose suitable for garden decoration, having
flowers of lemon yellow coloration.



Inventors:
Radler; William J. (Greenfield, WI)
Assignee:

Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc.
(Upland,
CA)


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