'La Jolla' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: La Jolla
Exhibition name: La Jolla
Light pink, darker veining, cream center, golden-yellow center. Strong fragrance. 65 petals. Average diameter 5". Large, very full (41+ petals), high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Upright. Glossy, dark green foliage.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Herb Swim uses 1953 as the breeding date in his book Roses - From Dreams To Reality, which is probably the year the rose was introduced by Armstrong Nurseries as the patent for the rose is dated 1952.