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Loving Touch is part of the Rosa genus and is a Rose variety. Its scientific name is Rosa 'Loving Touch'. This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Apricot. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as   Fern green colour.

‘Loving Touch’ is a very pretty rose, and will appeal to rose growers who are looking for miniature replicas of their Hybrid Teas. The blossoms are perfectly formed in the classic HT shape, and are beautiful at all stages. The color is a very nice apricot hue, paling to a cream-peach color at the outside petals. The color is a very luminous hue which holds quite well for the life of the bloom. Flowers are most often produced singly on the ends of long stems, making them very fine roses for exhibitors. Slightly fragrant.
bred by Nelson Jolly, USA 1983. Breeding: ’Rise’n’ Shine’ X ‘First Prize’.

This variety is a Flower that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Loving Touch is known for its Shrub habit and growing to a height of approximately 2.00 metres (6.50 feet).

This plant tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for Loving Touch Rose is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Loving Touch have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Loving Touch

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Loving Touch is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Loving Touch are Zone 5 and Zone 9. Loving Touch requires a loamy soil with a ph of 5.5 - 6.5 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil.

Growing Loving Touch from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 3.96 feet (1.22 metres) and sow at a depth of around 0.25 inches (0.64 cm).

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Loving Touch about 35 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Loving Touch

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Loving Touch is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Loving Touch

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