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'Honey Nectar™' rose Description
'Honey Nectar™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of NorthWestRider
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HMF Ratings:
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
Bred by William J. Radler (United States, 2001).
Introduced in United States by Star Roses (Pennsylvania) in 2016 as 'Honey Nectar'.
Bright orange to apricot.  8 to 10 petals.  Average diameter 2.25".  Medium, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium, ovoid buds.  
Bushy, upright.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).  Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
USDA zone 5a through 9a.  Requires full sun for best color.  Disease susceptibility: very blackspot resistant..  
United States - Patent No: PP 28,658  on  21 Nov 2017   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 14/756,687  on  30 Sep 2015
The new variety of Rosa hybrida Grandiflora rose plant of the present invention was created in June 2001 at Greenfield, Wis., U.S.A., by artificial pollination wherein two parents were crossed which previously had been studied in the hope that they would contribute the desired characteristics. The female parent (i.e., seed parent) was the ‘Harwelcome’ variety (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 9,161), and the male parent (i.e., pollen parent) was the unreleased ‘Radorg’ variety (non-patented in the United States).