'Terracotta ®' rose Description
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Russet Hybrid Tea.Registration name: MEIcobuis
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.
Russet. Flowers are brick red. None / no fragrance. 22 to 25 petals. Average diameter 5". Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered to cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, upright. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green, dense foliage.
Height of 20" to 28" (50 to 70 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower. 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) .
Australia - Application No: 1999/064 on 1999 VIEW PBR PATENT
European Union - Patent No: 2286 on 1 Sep 1997
Application No: 96/0207
Holder: Meilland Star Rose. Approved denomination: MEIcobuis.
United States - Patent No: PP 10,622 on 29 Sep 1998 VIEW USPTO PATENT
by Alain Meilland
Carlton Rose Nursery says this color of this rose is like Mexican clay... this rose is a sport of 'Leonidas', but less bicolor...
Sierraflor, a wholesale nursery is Ecuador, sells this rose as a cut flower.