'Norwich Castle' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Orange blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Norwich Castle
Copper - orange, ages to apricot . Mild, fruity fragrance. 30 petals. Double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered, rosette bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Upright. Medium, glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 30" to 4' (75 to 120 cm). Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Hardy. vigorous. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog 2000 says Norwich Castle opens as coppery-orange and ages to soft apricot... Some difference of opinion about Parentage, see References for more information.