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'Téquila ®' rose Description
'Tequila La Sevillana®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of JDR-ID159686
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
25 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 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.)