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'Téquila ®' rose Description
'Tequila La Sevillana®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Aurelija D.
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
26 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Téquila ®
Exhibition name: Téquila ®
Origin:
Bred by Alain Meilland (1940-....) (France, before 2003).
Introduced in France by Meilland International (after 1997) in 2004 as 'Tequila La Sevillana'.
Introduced in Australia by Corporate Roses Pty. Ltd. in 2008 as 'Tequila La Sevillana'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Butter-yellow, salmon-pink shading.  Orange to yellow/cream/pale pink. (Jaune ocré suffusé saumoné clair).  None / no fragrance.  29 petals.  Average diameter 3.25".  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 31" to 35" (80 to 90 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 16,342  on  14 Mar 2006   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  27 Apr 2004
Notes:
No. 037 in the 2003 Monza Competition. (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)