'Scent-Sation' rose Description
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Orange blend Hybrid Tea.
Exhibition name: Scent-Sation
Peach, cream shading. Strong fragrance. Double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy. Dark green foliage.
Height of up to 32" (up to 80 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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) .
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Fryer's Roses says Scent-sation has terrific fragrance with sumptuous high centered blooms of impeccable form in a refreshing and very appealing, almost seductive blend of warm, creamy gold and soft peach pink. The flowers are large, beautifully formed and carried in profusion, both singly and several together in clusters, on a neat bushy growing plant of hearty vigour and lavishly clothed with handsome dark green foliage - displaying a high resistance to disease. One of the most fragrant HT's for many years!