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'Over the Moon' rose Description
'Over the Moon' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
40 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: ORAclelon
Exhibition name: Over the Moon
Origin:
Bred by Pierre Orard (France, before 2005).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2009 as 'Over the Moon'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
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).
Growing:
Can be used for cut flower, garden or landscape.  Vigorous.  does not do well in warmer climates.  
Patents:
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.
Notes:
Registration Notes: well-formed, good color retention