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St. Patrick™ Rose

Rosa 'WEKamanda'

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St. Patrick™ Rose (Rosa 'WEKamanda') at Platt Hill Nursery

St. Patrick™ Rose flowers

St. Patrick™ Rose flowers

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Height:  5 feet

Spread:  3 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4b

Other Names:  Saint Patrick Rose, Limelight Rose

Group/Class:  Hybrid Tea Rose

Brand:  Weeks Roses

Description:

This extraordinary hybrid has clear yellow blooms that grow increasingly green with age, creating a most unusual color display in the garden; produces masses of perfectly formed fully double blooms, and will tolerate heat and humidity; a beautiful accent

Ornamental Features

St. Patrick™ Rose features showy lightly-scented yellow flowers with green edges at the ends of the branches from early summer to early fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has attractive dark green foliage which emerges red in spring. The oval compound leaves are highly ornamental and turn yellow in fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

St. Patrick™ 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;

  • Spiny

St. Patrick™ Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

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

Planting & Growing

St. Patrick™ Rose will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 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 highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

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

This Plant Finder tool is an online catalog representing many of the varieties that we carry over the course of the season, and is intended for informational purposes only. Inventory varies seasonally, so we cannot guarantee that every plant will be in stock at all times - please contact your nearest Platt Hill Nursery store for current availability. It does not include our entire inventory of plants, so be sure to visit us to see varieties that may not be represented on this list.



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