FLAVORETTE™ Honey-Apricot Rose

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Exposure: Full Sun Height: 5-8' Width/Spread: 3-4'

Have you ever seen something so beautiful, you get the feeling you’d like to eat it? Finally, we can help. With our new line of Flavorette™ edible roses, you’ll be able to enjoy your flower garden on your plate. The breeding for this series resulted in incredible landscape performance and delicious taste alike, drawing in cottage garden lovers and foodies alike.

Flavorette™ Honey-Apricot rose is the first in this series and with its name, we’re sure you can guess the flavor. This light, sweet flavor goes perfectly with savory salads, highly decorated desserts, and more. Beyond its uses in the kitchen, it also looks right at home in a border. Its large rounded blooms are filled with petals, giving arrangements and your garden a very lush look.

Why grow Flavorette Honey-Apricot rose?
– Edible petals are a fun new way to enjoy your garden
– Continuous blooming
– Excellent landscape performance


Light: Thrives in full sun. When planted in an area that gets less than six hours of direct sun each day, it will not flower as prolifically.

Soil: Prefers moist soil that drains easily. Any period of extended sogginess will not be tolerated. In terms of pH, it prefers either neutral or acidic soils over basic soils.

Water: Average water needs. Be sure to water from below when possible.

Fertilizing: Apply a granular rose fertilizer in late winter/early spring when the soil is workable and again in late spring to give the plant a boost for rebloom.

Pruning: Pruning is recommended in early spring. Remove weak branches in the middle and about 1/3 of the height and width. Make cuts just about 1/4 of an inch above a bud. Dead or damaged wood can be removed anytime, just cut back to a set of leaves.

Other: It can be used as a cut flower! For its longest vase life, cut vertically up the stem about 2?. This will help it absorb more water.

Botanical Name

Rosa 'Boznatafra'


4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Flower Color


Foliage Color







Full Sun


Average, Well-drained

Season of Interest

Fall, Summer


Borders, Containers, Cottage gardens, Cutting Gardens, Foundations, Hedges, Herb Gardens, Low Hedges, Mass Planting, Specimen

Blooms on

New wood

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