'Tamora' rose Description
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Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.Registration name: AUStamoraExhibition name:
Shrub. (Series: English Rose Collection)
Apricot - yellow, darker center, lighter edges. Strong, myrrh fragrance. Average diameter 3.5". Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, compact. Small, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height: 39" to 4' (100 to 120cm). Width: 2' to 3' (60 to 90cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
In September 1998, the Montreal Botanical Garden (Le Jardin Botanique de Montreal) carried out a survey of its roses' resistance to black spot, powdery mildew and rust. This is one of the outstanding varieties which showed a 0% to 5% infection rate. The data was taken on well-established roses.