'Spiced Coffee' rose Description
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Russet Hybrid Tea.Registration name: MACjuliatExhibition name:
Russet, pink edges. Fawn, lavender beige, parchment brown.. Strong, lemon, spice fragrance. 15 to 25 petals. Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, upright. Medium, matte, medium green foliage.
Height of 30" to 47" (75 to 120 cm). Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot , susceptible to Mildew. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
Spiced Coffee - Macjuliat. Nicknamed Julia II
New Zealand - Patent No: 759 on 26 May 1993
says this rose has pale amber flushed lavender pink buds which open to blooms of pale beige with lavender edges...
The American Rose Society says (American Rose, November 1998, p. 35) that an additional synonym has been received for this rose: 'Siegfried Sassoon'.
Hairstylist and entrepreneur Vidal Sassoon was born on 17 January 1928 in London, England.
Lisa Wentz sent this information about Siegfried Sassoon: Born 1886, Died 1967. English poet and novelist whose writing, based on his military service in WWI, decried the brutality and waste of war.