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'Camelot' rose Description
'Camelot (grandiflora, Swim & Weeks, 1964)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Southern Senses
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
38 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Orange-pink Grandiflora.
Registration name: Camelot
Exhibition name: Camelot
Origin:
Bred by Swim & Weeks (United States, 1964).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1964 as 'Camelot'.
Class:
Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Coral-pink.  Moderate, spice fragrance.  48 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Tall.  Glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 4' (120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 2,371  on  3 Mar 1964   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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