'Antique Artistry ™' rose Description
Photo courtesy of William Grant
Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.
Exhibition name: Antique Artistry ™
Apricot or apricot blend. Strong, damask, spice fragrance. 50 to 95 petals. Average diameter 4". Double (17-25 petals), old-fashioned bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 4' (120 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 10b. 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 John Clements says this about Antique Artistry™: Delightful, old-fashioned, fully double blooms that are an artistic and very beautiful shade of apricot peach and a rich damask perfume. A vigorous, yet compact, upright plant with serrated matt-green leaves...