'Tamora' rose Description
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Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.Registration name: AUStamoraExhibition name:
Shrub. 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 of 39" to 4' (100 to 120 cm). Width of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
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.