Common Name Perle d' Or
Year Introduced/ Discovered 1884
Color Apricot Yellow
Number of Petals 30 – 40
Exposure Full Sun
Spacing 3' – 4'
Fertilizing Fertilize in Spring just before new growth begins.
Cold Hardiness Hardy in zones 6-9
Water Use Keep moist until completely established. Average water needed during growing season.
Resistance to Disease Very
Fragrance Yes, very
Foliage Rich green, soft, almost thornless
Growth Vigorous, dense erect
Bloom Very double, clusters, perfect buds, repeat
History Parents: Polyantha x Mme. Falcot. Other name: Yellow Cecile Brunner
Easy to grow. Blooms well in hot weather. Good for mass plantings, hedges, or containers. Can tolerate a wide range of conditions from Western exposure to afternoon shade.