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'Camara ®' rose Description
'Camara ®' rose photo
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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 Roses as 'Camara'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Orange or orange-red.  Flowers orange-vermillion.  Mild fragrance.  Average diameter 4.5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, reflexed bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).  Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
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.