'Raphaela' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
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Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.
Orange-red, yellow undertones. None to mild fragrance. up to 20 petals. Average diameter 5". Very large, borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Large, long, pointed, ovoid buds.
Glossy, leathery foliage.
USDA zone 6b and warmer. 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.
United States - Patent No: PP 9,064 on 28 Feb 1995 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 29 Jun 1994
Carlton Rose Nurseries describe the color of this rose as: Orange-raspberry red with silver-white reverse. This rose has a pinpoint high center and is a show winner...
Sierraflor, a wholesale nursery is Ecuador, sells this rose as a cut flower...