Sweet Honey Floribunda Rose Bushes

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General Info Wildlife Value
Colour Yellow/Gold
Type Floribunda
Ornamental Fragrant, Repeat Flowering
Flowering Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
  Buy 3 or more bareroot roses and save

SIZES 1-2 3-910+
5 Litre Pot Stock = 24 £12.96Stock = 24 £11.76
  Prices include VAT(where applicable)

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Sweet Honey Floribunda Roses

Sweet Honey was unveiled at the 2019 Hampton Court Flower Show in July as Rose of the Year 2020. It's an elegant Floribunda (or cluster-flowered) rose, bred by Kordes Roses in Germany. The flowers are honey coloured, starting off as beautifully pointed buds of deep apricot, and opening to high-centred, shapely flowers of the softest creamy yellow, with that classic Hybrid Tea shape. The clusters are generous, with 12 to 15 in a group, and make excellent cut flowers. The scent is light and fruity, the foliage healthy and glossy, with excellent disease resistance. We've many other roses for sale, in a huge range of colours, so if you fancy something brighter, bigger or more richly scented, take a look.

Sweethearts forever

Planted en masse, preferably in full sun, Sweet Honey would make a magnificent low informal hedge, growing to around 1m tall by 70cm wide and knitting together to create a lovely wildlife-friendly boundary with flowers that start to open in June and go on until September (longer, perhaps, especially if you're dedicated with the deadheading). It's also the ideal size for a roomy pot on a patio or terrace, given a nice bright spot. If you prefer combining your roses with other perennials in beds and borders, its rich honey tones complement the zingy green and yellow of Alchemilla mollis to perfection: it's an underplanting that will really make the most of Sweet Honey's virtues. Another classic underplanting companion for roses is hardy geraniums, deep-blue Rozanne or celestial Johnson's Blue would be ideal. To bring seasonal interest to bridge the gap between autumn and summer, why not underplant with a succession of winter and spring bulbs? Snowdrops, muscari, daffodils (avoid the taller varieties) and crocus will all lift the spirits until the time comes for Sweet Honey to shine.

Features of Sweet Honey

  • Height: 90cm-1m
  • Colour: pale honey pink/yellow
  • Shape of flower: double, in clusters
  • Scent: light and fruity
  • Flowering: repeat
  • Group: shrub
  • Foliage: glossy, deciduous
  • Rose of the Year 2020

About Rose of the Year

This highly sought after accolade has been going since 1982. Each year rose growers put forward their best new varieties to be judged by the British Association of Rose Breeders. Over a period of two years, the roses are trialled in the UK, in different soil and climate situations to determine which comes out top. So with Sweet Honey you know you're onto a winner.

  • Small Box

    Small boxes

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  • Small box

    (All barerooted plants under 1.2 metres in height. Please note: all trees are charged at the trees and hedging rate.)


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  • Medium box

    (Any pots up to
    and incl. 7.5L)


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  • Trees & Hedging

    (For all orders of trees of any size, and all bareroot plants 1.2 metres and over in height)


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  • Pallets

    (For all orders of root balls,
    and large orders, a pallet
    price will be automatically
    applied at checkout)


    including VAT per order

*Delivery to mainland Britain & the Isle of Wight ONLY. Surcharges to the Isle of Wight and some areas of Scotland apply.

Bareroot planting is best done between November and April
Bareroot and potted - what's the difference?

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