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'Camara ®' rose Description
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Orange or orange-red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: DELcama
Exhibition name: Camara ®
Bred by Georges Delbard (1905-1999) (France, 1977).
Introduced in United States by Certified Nurseries as 'Camara'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Vermilion, orange shading.  Mild fragrance.  up to 33 petals.  Average diameter 4.5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, reflexed bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  

Height: up to 5' (up to 150cm).  Width: up to 4' (up to 120cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
United States - Patent No: PP 4,332  on  21 Nov 1978   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  12 Dec 1977
Michael at Michaels' Premier Roses says the blossom picks up a hand painted dark edge as it ages...
Camara was removed from the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens (ARBG) Display Trial because its trial period expired.