'Operetta' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Zuzu's Northern California Garden
Cream, rose-pink shading, ages to darker . Flowers of unique bicolor tonality combining ivory petal coloring with orchid pink washing and which color is maintained until petal ages at which time the orchid pink pigment extends throughout the upper petal surface. None to mild fragrance. 38 petals. Average diameter 4.25". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered, reflexed bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long sepals buds.
Spreading, upright, well-branched. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green, dense foliage.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower or garden. Hardy. vigorous.