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'Colorama' rose Description
'Colorama (hybrid tea, Meilland 1967)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Cheryl Moore
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
33 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Colorama
Exhibition name: Colorama
Origin:
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Red, cream reverse.  Moderate fragrance.  Average diameter 4.75".  Large, double (17-25 petals), cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  Glossy foliage.  
Height of up to 30" (up to 75 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Very vigorous.  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) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 2,862  on  18 Feb 1969   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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