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'Apricot Queen' rose Description
'Apricot Queen (hybrid tea, Howard, 1940)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
25 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Apricot Queen
Exhibition name: Apricot Queen
Origin:
Bred by Frederick Huber Howard (United States, 1940).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Apricot or apricot blend.  Tea fragrance.  45 petals.  Large, very full (41+ petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Habit:
Bushy.  Leathery foliage.  
Height of 28" to 35" (70 to 90 cm).  
Growing:
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) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 464  on  29 Apr 1941   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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