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'Over the Moon ®' rose Description
'Over the Moon ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
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Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: ORAclelon
Exhibition name: Over the Moon ®
Bred by Pierre Orard (France, before 2005).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2009 as 'Over the Moon'.
Hybrid Tea.  
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: 43" to 4¼' (110 to 130cm).  Width: 19" to 23" (50 to 60cm).
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
Inventors: Pierre Orard, Feyzin (FR)
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