Rose “Honey Perfume”
What: An award-winning floribunda, “Honey Perfume” is a rose that repeats its first bloom cycle quickly and is disease resistant. Its 4-inch blooms are an apricot blend that pair beautifully with blue or purple flowers. Winner of the All-American Rose Selections in 2004, it has a spicy fragrance and makes a wonderful addition to a bouquet.
Size: Matures at approximately 5-feet tall and 4-feet wide
Where: Performs best in full sun
Learn more: The Tri-Valley Rose Society is dedicated to sharing information about rose culture. They meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Totem Middle School Library, 1605 7th Street, Marysville; www.tri-valleyrosesociety.org.
See it: In the WSU Master Gardener Discovery Garden, WSU NW Washington Research & Education Center, 16650 State Route 536, Mount Vernon.
— Sandra Schumacher