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"Arcadia Louisiana Tea" rose Description
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Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
42 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Pink blend Tea.
Origin:
Discovered by Phil Edinger (United States). Discovered by Cleo Barnwell (circa 1985).
Class:
Found Rose, Tea.  
Bloom:
Palest blush to light pink, outer petals whitish, sometimes pale apricot tones in center.  Strong, tea fragrance.  100 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium-large, very full (41+ petals), globular, nodding or "weak neck" bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of up to 7' (up to 215 cm).  Width of up to 7' (up to 215 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for garden or specimen.  Prune lightly or not at all.  Remove unproductive wood every third year or so.  Resist the urge to prune this rose too heavily -- it doesn't like it!.  
Notes:
According to Vintage Gardens, these three found roses are all the same cultivar. One other possible synonym, although unconfirmed, is "St. Helena Cemetery Very Double."
 
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