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'Tamora' rose Description
'Tamora (shrub, Austin, 1983)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jay-Jay
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
96 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.
Registration name: AUStamora
Exhibition name: Tamora
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 1983).
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Apricot - yellow, darker center, lighter edges.  Strong, myrrh fragrance.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, compact.  Small, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 39" to 4' (100 to 120 cm).  Width of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Notes:
In September 1998, the Montreal Botanical Garden (Le Jardin Botanique de Montreal) carried out a survey of its roses' resistance to black spot, powdery mildew and rust. This is one of the outstanding varieties which showed a 0% to 5% infection rate. The data was taken on well-established roses.
 
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