Apricot Drift® Rose Tree

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Alluring Blooms of the Apricot Drift® Rose Tree

  • Apricot Colored Blossoms
  • Easy to Care For
  • Disease Resistant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds and Butterflies
  • Perfect for Container Planting
  • Tree Form of Gardener Favorite

Gardeners across the country love the original form of this specimen, the Apricot Drift® Rose for its lovely color and hardy nature. Now, you can get those same beautiful blossoms in the form of a small tree! The Apricot Drift® Rose Tree (Rose 'Meimrrot') will set your heart adrift with its charm and easy to care for nature!

This deciduous rose tree has full, frilly, blossoms bursting with petals. Often these blooms will have up to 35 petals each! Now that's a rose! The color will have you in awe! Soft pink with a tinge of bright orange throughout, it's a rose you won't want to miss!

These rose blooms will emerge from lush deep green foliage that perfectly compliments the bright pinks. Both leaves and flowers sit on top of a standard, giving it the appearance of a small tree!

You'll be able to enjoy the blooms of your Apricot Drift® Rose Tree from spring until the first frost, talk about getting bang for your buck! Sit back and relax as the subtle scent of roses wafts across your garden.

Like other roses in the Drift series, Apricot Drift Rose Trees billowing blooms won't fade. That's right, enjoy the brilliant shades for months!

During those colorful spring, summer, and fall months, you're sure to see a plethora of pollinators stop by for a taste of the roses delicious nectar.

Butterflies and their pretty wings provide an added pop of color as they flutter around the garden. Plus, this specimen is known to be a hummingbird favorite!

If you're looking for a rose bush that, quite literally, rises above the competition, Apricot Drift Rose tree is exactly what you need! All the classic beauty of the original Apricot Drift now in tree form! Order one from our expert growers at Nature Hills Nursery today!

How to Use Apricot Drift Rose Tree in the Landscape

With how easy this little tree is to care for, the hardest part of adding an Apricot Drift Rose Tree to your garden is exactly where to put it! Of course, this stunner will look good just about anywhere, but we've got some ideas for you.

Try adding this tree as a centerpiece in your perennial garden. It's a real eye-catcher and will draw the attention of anyone who walks past!

Already have a rose garden? Add a few of these trees towards the back to add texture! Not to mention a beautiful backdrop color for your other roses!

Line your paths and walkways with a few of these to really accentuate your yard. Neighbors will pass by in awe and beg you to tell them what the pretty rose trees are and where they can get some of their own! We'll leave it up to you on whether or not to let them in on your secret!

Planting in your garden is always a great idea, however, Apricot Drift Rose Tree truly shines as a container plant! Plant in a container and spice up your patio. You can also add one on either side of your entryway for an unforgettable first impression!

Planting in a container means you can move Apricot Drift Rose Tree closer to the action and thus, ensures your guests a front row seat to its spectacular show.

#ProPlantTips for Care

Fear not! Apricot Drift Rose Trees are very easy to care for! Adding one or two of these little trees ensures a stunning garden with little work.

This tree appreciates full sun and rich, well draining soil. Consider planting in a particularly sunny spot in your garden to watch this beautiful little tree thrive!

Apricot Drift Rose Tree is particularly disease resistant! It's one of the many reasons new gardeners and seasoned professionals alike love this plant.

It's a good idea to fertilize each spring with a slow-release fertilizer. This helps the flower power of the plant get going early in the season. Adding another application in the late summer helps this tree bloom better into the fall as well.

You'll be delighted at the hardiness of Apricot Drift Rose Tree! Its petals may look delicate but it's actually extremely winter hardy and, once established, the tree is quite drought tolerant as well.

The classic rose shaped apricot colored blooms of Apricot Drift Rose Tree make wonderful accents to patios or either side of your entrance. Don't miss this chance to own the tree form of a beloved rose bush and order from our exceptional growers today!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Apricot Drift® Rose Tree Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-11
Growing Zones 4-11
More Information
Brand Drift Roses
Botanical Name Rose 'Meimirrot'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 2 - 3 feet rounded head on a 24 inch standard
Mature Spread 2 - 3 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well-drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Pink, Apricot
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Fragrant Yes