'Apricot Nectar' rose Description
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Apricot or apricot blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Apricot Nectar
Exhibition name: Apricot Nectar
Apricot or apricot blend. Strong, fruity fragrance. Average diameter 4.5". Very large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, bushy. Glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm). Width of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 10b. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Vigorous. 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).