'Amber Waves ™' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Dave Weil's Rose Garden
Apricot or apricot blend Floribunda.Registration name: JACamque
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.
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).
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).