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'Marmalade' rose Description
'Marmalade (hybrid tea, Ellis, 1977)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Calif Sue
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
16 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Orange blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Marmalade
Exhibition name: Marmalade
Origin:
Bred by A.E. & A.W. Ellis (United States, 1977). Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, 1977).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Orange and deep yellow, deep yellow reverse.  Strong, tea fragrance.  30 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 4.5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), high-centered to flat, reflexed bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Habit:
Tall, bushy, upright, well-branched.  Large, glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  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) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 4,243  on  25 Apr 1978   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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