'Over the Moon' rose Description
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Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: ORAclelonExhibition name:
Over the Moon
Apricot, yellow reverse. Mild, apple, fruity fragrance. 25 to 35 petals. Average diameter 5". Very large, very double, borne mostly solitary, high-centered to cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, bushy, upright. Semi-glossy, medium green, leathery foliage. 3 to 5 leaflets.
Height of 43" to 4¼' (110 to 130 cm). Width of 19" to 23" (50 to 60 cm).
Can be used for cut flower, garden or landscape. Vigorous. does not do well in warmer climates.
United States - Patent No: PP 21,577 on 21 Dec 2010 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/589,859 on 29 Oct 2009
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Hybrid Tea Rose. It has as its seed parent the variety known as `MEIronsse` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 8,496) and as its pollen parent the variety known as `KORverpea` (not patented). ...The following description is of 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Pomona, Calif. in the month of October.
Registration Notes: well-formed, good color retention