'Licorice Tea' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Barden, Paul
Light yellow Tea.Registration name: ARDelicious
, Licorice Tea
The color effect is a soft pale yellow with a much deeper gold-yellow in the bloom interior.. Strong, clove, licorice, opinions vary fragrance. 45 to 80 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, cupped, old-fashioned bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season. Medium, rounded buds.
Tall, arching, climbing. Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height: 4' to 8' (120 to 245cm). Width: 4' to 8' (120 to 245cm).
USDA zone 6a and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, landscape or specimen. Vigorous. a good subject for pegging. benefits from winter protection in colder climates. can be trained as a climber. flowers drop off cleanly. heat tolerant.
Likely to be introduced by Rogue Valley Roses in 2009 or 2010 as a limited edition variety. This has proven somewhat difficult to propagate, so supply will be limited.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).