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'Camara ®' rose Description
'Camara ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
25 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: DELcama
Exhibition name: Camara ®
Origin:
Bred by Georges Delbard (1905-1999) (France, 1977).
Introduced in United States by Certified Roses as 'Camara'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Orange or orange-red.  Flowers orange-vermillion.  Mild fragrance.  Average diameter 4.5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, reflexed bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).  Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 4,332  on  21 Nov 1978   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  12 Dec 1977
Notes:
Michael at Michaels' PRemier Roses says the blossom picks up a hand painted dark edge as it ages...
Camara was removed from the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens (ARBG) Display Trial because its trial period expired.