HelpMeFind Roses, Clematis and Peonies
Roses, Clematis and Peonies
and everything gardening related.
DescriptionPhotosLineageAwardsReferencesMember RatingsMember CommentsMember JournalsGardensBuy From 
'Lady Bird' rose Description
'Lady Bird (hybrid tea, Zary 2008)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of bluebuster77
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
12 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
Orange or orange-red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: JACormag
Exhibition name: Lady Bird
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, before 2005).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. (post 1970) in 2007 as 'Lady Bird'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Orange blend.  Deep orange and coral orange.  None to mild, spice fragrance.  30 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 5.5".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered, reflexed bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Tall, upright.  Large, glossy, dark green foliage.  5 leaflets.  

Height: 5' to 6' (150 to 185cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Heat tolerant.  
United States - Patent No: PP 19,556  on  9 Dec 2008   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/998,258  on  28 Nov 2007
Inventors: Zary; Keith W. (Thousand Oaks, CA)
... originated by me by crossing the variety `JACmag` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 3,998, seed parent) with an unnamed Red Hybrid Tea rose (not patented, pollen parent). The pollen parent is a cross between two unnamed red hybrid tea rose varieties....Observations of the new variety were made from January 2005 to November 2007. The description below is taken from plants at three years of age,
Lady Bird Johnson, former First Lady of the United States, is 94 years old in the year of the release of yet another orange HT named for her, the third. Mrs. Johnson personally selected the rose. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas.