'Typhoo Tea' rose Description
Photo courtesy of A Capitol Hill Rose Garden (1915)
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Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Typhoo Tea
Exhibition name: Typhoo Tea
Red, white reverse. Geranium red with silvery reverse. Strong, citrus, spice fragrance. 50 petals. Average diameter 4.5". Large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, classic hybrid tea bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Medium, pointed buds.
Tall, bushy, upright. Medium, glossy, bronze-green foliage.
Height of 47" to 6' 7" (120 to 200 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Does not do well in warmer climates. prefers cool sites.. 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) .
Typhoo Tea - 67/2729. Nicknamed British Army
The French word doux means sweet...