'Marmalade' rose Description
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Orange blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Marmalade
Exhibition name: Marmalade
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.
Tall, bushy, upright, well-branched. Large, glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
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) .