'SOS Children's Rose' Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's New California Low Desert Garden
Orange blend Floribunda.
Exhibition name: SOS Children's Rose
Bred by Delbard
Introduced in South Africa by Ludwig's Roses
in 2001 as 'SOS Children's Rose'.
Introduced in France by Truffaut
in 2007 as 'Christian Lacroix'.
Red and yellow, stripes. [Golden-yellow, orange undertones, carmine-pink edges.] None / no fragrance. Double (17-25 petals), cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Medium. Glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of up to 32" (up to 80 cm). Width of up to 28" (up to 70 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Heat tolerant.
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Ludwigs Roses says the SOS Children's Villages South Africa was started 50 years ago in Austria after the Second World War and has grown into a worldwid eorganization.