Apricot Drift® Rose Bush

Apricot Drift® Rose Bush

17 reviews
  • Disease resistant


  • Drought tolerant

  • Showy flowers

  • Reblooming

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  • Family owned farm since 1980
  • You're good to grow this in Zone X

Brightly Colored Rose Flowers Rebloom All Year Long!

If you are looking to add subtle yet enticing color to your yard, the Apricot Drift Rose bush will do just that!

The elegant Apricot Drift Rose features an authentic ground cover habit and offers a fresh look to any landscape or garden. Its double apricot-colored flowers will begin blooming in spring and offer a beautiful season-long show of color. The Rosa Meimirrote blooms contrast nicely with the dark green foliage that stays green year-round.

The low, spreading habit of Drift Roses makes them ideal for small gardens, hillsides, and perennial beds. They will brighten up an array of border types, fill any empty spaces, and spread nicely around your already established plants, paths, and walkways.

APRICOT DRIFT ROSE CARE

The Apricot Rose is best suited for sunny areas and will adapt to a variety of soil types. Our Rose Soil Mix will work wonders for amending your native soil. Can be grown in zones 5-10 as with all of our Drift Roses. It has winter hardiness and can be grown in most of the United States.

This Drift series of roses are tough and disease resistant. Applying a slow-release fertilizer in early spring will help these shrub roses flourish during the growing season. Deadheading spent flower blossoms will encourage more flowering. Double apricot-colored flowers begin blooming in spring and if placed in full sun will rebloom again and again.

These miniature roses stay a manageable size at 1-2 feet tall and 2-3 feet wide.

Suited for small gardens or along paths get the best Apricot rose bush online now! Check out our Rose Grow Guide for information on growing roses and How to Plant a Rose Bush for growing groundcover roses!

Shop the Apricot Drift Rose. This apricot shrub rose displays a season-long array of colors! Buy Rose Bush Online Now!

Shipping information

Once your Apricot Drift® Rose Bush order is placed, we will ship your plant(s) within seven business days year round unless during the checkout process you request otherwise in the space provided to do so.

Perfect Plants’ shipping specialists carefully package your plants using a proven packaging method that ensures your plants arrive healthy, colorfully alive and ready to flourish. We’ve coined the term ‘upside down box test’ and we do just that; we carefully package so that regardless of the direction your box is handled, it will not harm your precious plant that’s inside.

No shipping process is without a problem from time to time. On rare occasions some plants may experience some of the following during their transit: drooping, minor leaf-loss and/or minimal yellowing/discoloration, minor limb damage, etc. These instances are quite rare, but can happen when shipping plants in boxes.

Plants normally recover within a few weeks after planting. If a damaged box has injured your plant on the inside, please notify us within 5 days of receiving you package(s) by emailing us a photograph of the damage.

We always do our very best to ensure that your plants are packed and shipped in the safest, gentlest and most effective way possible.

Will my plants and trees look like the photographs?

Absolutely! Unlike other online nurseries, our photos are of actual plants and trees we’ve grown here, on our family operated nursery.

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Growing our own plants and trees helps to ensure we ship you the best quality plants that are free of pests and diseases.

Your plants and trees may however not ship with flowers on them, like the photographs. This all depends on the time of year you buy your plant or tree. Crape Myrtle trees, for example, only bloom during the summer months, so if you purchase one during the spring or fall, they would ship without flowers. Once planted, your plants will grow and thrive giving you flowers for many years to come!

Pot Sizes

Pot sizes (commonly referred to in gallons) are shipped in the same size nursery trade pots which may vary in actual volume. Some plants may have been at the approximate pot size listed, but require excess dirt to be removed so that you will not be paying any additional shipping costs. This doesn’t happen very often though.

Care

The Apricot Drift® Rose Bush does best in full sun or partial shade, too much shade can reduce flower development. Soil should be rich in organic matter. Amending soil by mixing your own soil with a supplemented, enriched soil can help in offering them an ideal growth environment.

Roses tolerate only mild drought, and should be watered regularly especially until established. Roses as a general rule prefer to be watered at their base, such as by a drip system. Frequently wet leaves can lead to a variety of fungal or pest problems.

Pruning is very important to promote densely growing, well producing Roses. Early spring is the optimum pruning time in most areas. Faded flowers can be snipped at any time to encourage repeat bloom (rather than seed) production.

Click here for our more extensive Rose Grow Guide

Planting Instructions

Dig a hole approximately twice as wide as your new plant’s root ball and deep enough so that the top of the root ball is equal with the ground level.

Loosen the root ball using a small garden spade or by hand. Breaking smaller outer roots can encourage growth into the new soil, but take care to not damage large primary roots.

Place the plant in the hole and ensure that it is situated evenly upright. Use the excavated soil to fill in around the root ball, using your foot to pack it in firmly. Thoroughly soak with a hose as you fill in the dirt. Take great care to not leave any gaps or air spaces around the root ball as this could kill the plant.

A 2-4 inch layer of mulch is strongly recommended to help retain moisture and discourage weed growth. Apply mulch over the entire planting area but keep away from the stems or trunk by a few inches. Ensure that the plant and surrounding soil is completely soaked with water.

To ensure the proper nutrients are available for the life of your Apricot Drift® Rose Bush, our proprietary Perfect Plants Special Blend Soil and a once yearly application of Nutricote Total 360 Fertilizer are great considerations for your new plants!

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Botanical Name
Rosa 'Meimirrote'
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Sunlight
Full Sun

Foliage Color
Dark green

Flower Color
Apricot

Mature Width
2-3 ft

Mature Height
1-2 ft

Growing Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Extremely happy with my purchase. My drift rose arrived very healthy. It already has new growth and buds on it. I can’t wait to see how it grows!

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