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'FRYdesire' rose Description
'Adriana (hybrid tea, Fryer 1999)' rose photo
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Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
24 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Registration name: FRYdesire
Exhibition name: Adriana
Origin:
Bred by Gareth Fryer (United Kingdom, 1999).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Cream, apricot shading.  Caramel shading.  Moderate, spice fragrance.  40 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), classic hybrid tea, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Large buds.  
Habit:
Medium, well-branched.  Dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 30" (up to 75 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden or hedge.  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) .  
Parentage:
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Notes:
Fryer's Roses says Adriana has large elegant buds which open to reveal shapely blooms of delicate pale cream, deepening to creamy caramel, with a spicy fragrance. This rose marks the 75th anniversary of LEPRA and is named for Adriana, the fourteen-year-old Brazilian girls whose plight was highlighted in a series of remarkable BBC Blue Peter films.
 
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