'Arthur Bell' rose Description
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Medium yellow Floribunda.
Registration name: Arthur Bell
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 of 30" to 42" (75 to 105 cm). Width of 2' (60 cm).
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.