'Arthur Bell' rose Description
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Medium yellow Floribunda.
Registration name: Arthur Bell (Floribunda, McGredy, 1959)
Golden-yellow, ages to lighter . Strong fragrance. 15 to 20 petals. Average diameter 3". Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Medium. Medium green foliage.
Height: 30" to 42" (75 to 105cm). Width: 2' (60cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Hardy. vigorous. rain tolerant. 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).
Arthur Bell - 59/162. Nicknamed Yellow Carpet.
Arthur Bell was the maker of the Scotch whiskey that bears his name.
This rose has veined foliage.