'Lady Bird' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
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Orange or orange-red Hybrid Tea.Registration name: JACormagExhibition name:
Orange blend. Deep orange and coral orange. None to mild, spice fragrance. 35 to 40 petals. Average diameter 5.5". Full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, upright. Large, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower or garden. Heat tolerant.
Lady Bird Johnson, former First Lady of the United States, is 94 years old in the year of the release of yet another orange HT named for her, the third. Mrs. Johnson personally selected the rose. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas.