'Apricot Queen' rose Description
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Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Apricot Queen
Exhibition name: Apricot Queen
Apricot or apricot blend. Tea fragrance. 45 petals. Large, very full (41+ petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed buds.
Bushy. Leathery foliage.
Height of 28" to 35" (70 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Very vigorous. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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) .