'Sweet Dream' rose Description
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Apricot or apricot blend Mini-Flora.Registration name: FRYminicotExhibition name:
Apricot, peach shading. Mild to strong fragrance. Medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, cupped, globular bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Short, bushy. Medium, glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 18" to 3' (45 to 90 cm). Width of 18" to 2' (45 to 60 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. 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).
New Zealand - Patent No: 998 on 19 Jul 1995
Heirloom Old Garden Roses says Sweet Dream has masses of eyecatching, double, apricot-peach blooms... it is also the most popular selling rose in England...