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'Amber Waves ™' rose Description
'Amber Waves ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Dave Weil's Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
16 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Floribunda.
Registration name: JACamque
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, 1999).
Introduced in United States by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. in 2001 as 'Amber Waves'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Copper and golden-yellow.  Flowers light amber.  Moderate, citrus fragrance.  25 petals.  Average diameter 3.75".  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, flat, high-centered to flat, rounded bloom form.  Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  Long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, compact, upright, well-branched.  Large, glossy, dark green, dense, leathery foliage.  
Height of 3' to 42" (90 to 105 cm).  Width of 2' to 30" (60 to 75 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 11,839  on  24 Apr 2001   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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