'Arizona' rose Description
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Orange blend Grandiflora.Registration name: WERinaExhibition name:
Salmon-orange. Flowers golden orange to orangy yellow. Strong, sweet fragrance. 30 petals. Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, upright. Dark green, leathery foliage.
Height of 5' (150 cm). Width of 4' (120 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Vigorous. 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..
New Zealand - Patent No: 111 on 2 Feb 1981
Application on 24 Dec 1979
This PVR Grant was surrendered February 2, 1985.
United States - Patent No: PP 3,568 on 11 Jun 1974 VIEW USPTO PATENT
The patent abstract shows the inventors of this rose as Herbert C. Swim and O.L. Weeks.
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog lists Arizona's blooms as coppery orange with undertones of vermilion and amber...