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Honey Perfume Rose

Rosa 'Honey Perfume'

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Honey Perfume Rose (Rosa 'Honey Perfume') at Millcreek Nursery Ltd

Honey Perfume Rose flowers

Honey Perfume Rose flowers

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Honey Perfume Rose (Rosa 'Honey Perfume') at Millcreek Nursery Ltd

Honey Perfume Rose flowers

Honey Perfume Rose flowers

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  4 feet

Spread:  24 inches

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  5b

Group/Class:  Hybrid Tea Rose

Description:

This attractive rose is an upright and well branched variety with peachy-apricot blooms that will fade to a creamy white with time; buds open to reveal breathtaking flowers that show against the dark green glossy foliage enhancing their impact

Ornamental Features

Honey Perfume Rose features showy fragrant peach flowers with buttery yellow overtones at the ends of the branches from late spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour. The fruits are showy red hips displayed in late fall.

Landscape Attributes

Honey Perfume Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a high maintenance shrub that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Disease
  • Spiny

Honey Perfume Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Honey Perfume Rose will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

This plant is not reliably hardy in our region, and certain restrictions may apply; contact the store for more information.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Screening  Garden 
Applications
Flowers  Fruit  Winter Value 
Ornamental Features