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Yellow Submarine Rose
Rosa 'Yellow Submarine'
Yellow Submarine Rose flowers
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Height: 3 feet
Spread: 24 inches
Hardiness Zone: 3
Group/Class: Easy Elegance Rose
One of the newer yellow shrub roses, this is rapidly gaining favor with gardeners for its abundance of bright yellow flowers that fade through various shades of softer yellow and finally to white, resulting in a delighful blend of colors on a single plant
Yellow Submarine Rose is covered in stunning lightly-scented lemon yellow flowers with creamy white overtones and gold eyes at the ends of the branches from late spring to late summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval compound leaves turn yellow in fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Yellow Submarine 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 shrub will require occasional maintenance 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;
Yellow Submarine Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- General Garden Use
Planting & Growing
Yellow Submarine Rose will grow to be about 3 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.