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Perfect Moment Rose

Rosa 'KORwilma'

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Perfect Moment Rose (Rosa 'KORwilma') at Echter's Nursery & Garden Center

Perfect Moment Rose flowers

Perfect Moment Rose flowers

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Height:  3 feet

Spread:  30 inches

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  5b

Group/Class:  Hybrid Tea Rose

Description:

A stunning variety with large yellow blooms broadly edged in red, with a slight fruity fragrance; excellent for cutting; moderate temperatures give the brightest color

Ornamental Features

Perfect Moment Rose features showy lightly-scented gold flowers with scarlet edges at the ends of the branches from late spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Perfect Moment 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. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Spiny

Perfect Moment Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Perfect Moment Rose will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 30 inches. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a medium 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.

 
 
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Characteristics
Massing  Screening  Garden 
Applications
Flowers  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features

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