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'Aprikola ®' rose Description
'Aprikola ®' rose photo
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Apricot or apricot blend Floribunda.
Registration name: KORorbe
Exhibition name: Aprikola ®
Bred by W. Kordes & Sons (Germany, 2000).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Mattocks Roses / Notcutts in 2006 as 'Summer Beauty'.
Introduced in Canada by Palatine Roses in 2007 as 'Apricot Vigorosa'.
Floribunda.  Vigorosa® Collection.  
Deep apricot yellow upper, changing to apricot and pink.  Mild fragrance.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium to large, semi-double to double, cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Short, bushy, spreading.  Medium, matte, medium green foliage.  
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).  
USDA zone 5b through 9b.  Can be used for garden or landscape.  Vigorous.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  
Australia - Application No: 2001/307  on  2001   VIEW PBR PATENT