'Gardeners' Joy' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Sue Taylor
Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.Registration name: BeadrumExhibition name:
Apricot or apricot blend. Moderate fragrance. Average diameter 4". Medium to large, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Medium, upright. Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 35" to 4' 11" (90 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for container rose, garden, landscape, pillar or shrub. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. 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.
From the Peter Beales website (2006):
(Shrub rose) We are very proud to introduce this lovely scented shrub rose as part of the celebrations commemorating the four hundredth anniversary of 'The Worshipful Company of Gardeners'. This rose is a healthy, medium to short shrub rose of champagne to soft apricot in colour with lots of superb, light green, semi-glossy foliage. Its unique colouring will fill a gap in the current range of available modern shrub roses.
Colour: Apricot Flames
Height: 90cm To 1m 50cm
Size: 4' x 3'
Flowering period: Continuous flowering
suitable for growing in a pot or tub
can be grown as a small climber