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'Robert Clements' rose Description
'Robert Clements' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rosaholic's Southern California Garden
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Average rating: GOOD+.  
Orange blend Shrub.
Exhibition name: Robert Clements
Bred by John Clements (United States, 2003).
Introduced in United States by Heirloom Roses, Inc. (USA) in 2003 as 'Robert Clements'.
Apricot, orange-red shading.  Flowers deep apricot-blush overlayed with orange-red.  Moderate fragrance.  20 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, bushy.  Glossy, medium green, dense foliage.  
Height of 42" (105 cm).  Width of 3' (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.  
Breeder's notes:
Comments from John Clements:

I have dedicated this beautiful rose for my Uncle Robert Clements, with whom I shared a mutual love of roses for more than 40 years. He is in his 80's living in Texas and still growing roses. Now to the rose. Long pointed buds open to classically shaped blooms, that have an artistic feel to their color. Rich deep apricot-blush, overlayed with orange-red almost coppery toward the edge of the petals. The striking blooms are produced in good numbers on a wall foliaged shrub, with rich bright-green, glossy leaves. Continuous bloom, very disease resistant, and hardy 5-10.
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