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'Granada' rose Description
'Granada (hybrid tea, Lindquist, 1963)' rose photo
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Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Granada
Bred by Robert V. Lindquist (United States, 1963).
Introduced in United States by Howard Rose Co. in 1963 as 'Granada'.
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses in 1966 as 'Granada'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Orange-red, lemon-yellow reverse, rose-pink blending.  Strong, damask, rose, spice fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 4.5".  Large, very double, borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Upright.  Leathery foliage.  
Height of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm).  
USDA zone 7b through 10b.  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) .  
United States - Patent No: PP 2,214  on  8 Jan 1963   VIEW USPTO PATENT