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Rainbow Sorbet Rose

Rosa 'Rainbow Sorbet'

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Rainbow Sorbet Rose (Rosa 'Rainbow Sorbet') at Ashcombe Farm & Greenhouses

Rosa 'Rainbow Sorbet' flowers

Rosa 'Rainbow Sorbet' flowers

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Height:  5 feet

Spread:  5 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  5b

Group/Class:  Hybrid Tea Rose

Description:

Mixed shades of bright yellow, orange and red finishing nicely into light yellow and coral pink describe the gorgeous blooms of this incredible disease resistant hybrid; sunny blooms begin early in spring and continue throughout the season

Ornamental Features

Rainbow Sorbet Rose features showy lightly-scented pink flowers with yellow overtones and coral-pink edges at the ends of the branches from early 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 color. The fruits are showy red hips displayed in late fall.

Landscape Attributes

Rainbow Sorbet 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

Rainbow Sorbet Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Rainbow Sorbet Rose will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. 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.

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