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Julia Child

SKU: BR1473
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Julia loved the butter gold color of this beautiful Floribunda. The perfectly rounded habit of this plant along with its disease resistance will make this rose a popular choice for gardeners. A wonderful rose to include in any cutting garden.

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Cultivar: Julia Child
Class: Floribunda

Julia selected this exceptional rose to bear her name and she loved the even butter gold color & the licorice candy fragrance. Yet it wasn't just the old-fashioned blooms that inspired the recipe. The perfectly rounded habit, super glossy leaves & great disease resistance finish off the dish. An awesome AARS award winner—a right & proper honor for a dear friend. Consistent, hardy & floriferous in all climates. Very disease resistant. A wonderful rose to include in any cutting garden.


Sun Needs: Roses bloom the best in full sun. Choose a location with at least 6 hours of sun per day. Morning sun is more kind to the plant.
Soil/Water Needs: Rich, sandy loam is the preferred soil for roses. Amend difficult soils with humus, or consider building up the beds to ensure good drainage. Roses will not tolerate soggy, wet roots. Provide a slow, deep soaking with each irrigation. Sandy soils require more watering than clay soils. Hot temperatures should prompt more frequent irrigation. Only wet the foliage in very early morning hours.
Planting and Care Tip:
Strong Fragrance
Perfectly Rounded

Quick Facts

Flower Color: Warm golden yellow
Bud Form: Pointed & full
Flower Size: Medium, up to 3½ inch diameter
Flower Form: Old-fashioned, very full
Petal Count: Over 35
Foliage Color: Bright super-glossy green
Stem Length: Medium
Growth Habit: Medium-low, Very rounded, bushy 26"-31" H x 20"-26" W
Fragrance: Strong licorice candy
Disease Resistance: Excellent
Parentage: [(Voodoo x R. soulieana derivative) x Summerwine] x Top Notch
Hybridizer: Tom Carruth
Intro Year: 2006
Introduced By: Weeks Roses
AARS Winner: AARS—2006

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