'Catalonia' rose Description
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Orange or orange-red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Catalonia
Crimson or cardinal red, golden-yellow shading. Moderate fragrance. Medium to large, very double, in small clusters, flat, globular bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Well-branched. Dark green foliage.
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm). Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 7b through 10b. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog 2000 says Catalonia is an older Hybrid Tea by the Spanish hybridizer, Pedro Dot. It produces large blooms of salmon-apricot on long, straight stems...