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'Voodoo' rose Description
'Voodoo' rose photo
Photo courtesy of J. Dengler
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Orange blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: AROmiclea
Exhibition name: Voodoo
Bred by Jack E. Christensen (United States, 1984).
Hybrid Tea.  
Orange blend.  Strong fragrance.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  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 6,121  on  8 Mar 1988   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/814,553  on  30 Dec 1985

A new hybrid tea rose for garden decoration, having as its seed parent an
undisseminated seedling of the cross [Camelot (U.S. Plant Pat. No.
2,371).times. First Prize (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 2,774)] .times.Typhoo Tea
(U.S. Plant Pat. No. 3,845), and as its pollen parent, Lolita. The plant
is a tall, very hardy outdoor seedling of the bush type, producing an
abundance of large, sweetly scented blossoms that open yellow and
peachy-orange, then develop a scarlet blush. The flowers' long, strong
stems and urn-shaped buds make them very suitable for cutting. The plant's
nearly continual bloom, unusually heavy, leathery and very glossy foliage,
and well-branched habit make it an attractive garden plant, and its
above-average vigor and superb disease resistance make it a
low-maintenance plant, ideal for landscaping.

Christensen; Jack E. (Ontario, CA)

Armstrong Nurseries, Inc.

Jack Christensen says that in the test field, this rose was nick-named "Mister Clean" because it was quite disease-resistant...
According to the New Zealand Plant Variety Rights (PVR) web page, application for a PVR Grant for this rose was made March 25, 1985 and granted June 19, 1986 (PVR Grant No. 310). The breeder's Reference for this rose is Aromiclea. The New Zealand Trade Name is 'Voodoo'. This PVR Grant expires June 19, 2009.
Voodoo was removed from the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens (ARBG) Display Trial because its trial period expired.