HelpMeFind Roses, Clematis and Peonies
Roses, Clematis and Peonies
and everything gardening related.
DescriptionPhotosLineageAwardsReferencesMember RatingsMember CommentsMember JournalsCuttingsGardensBuy From 
'Camelot' rose Description
'Camelot (grandiflora, Swim & Weeks, 1964)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of drossb1986
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
47 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Orange-pink Grandiflora.
Registration name: Camelot
Exhibition name: Camelot
Bred by Swim & Weeks (United States, 1964).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1964 as 'Camelot'.
Introduced in United Kingdom by Wheatcroft Brothers Ltd. in 1965 as 'Camelot'.
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses in 1966 as 'Camelot'.
Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea.  
Coral-pink.  Moderate, spice fragrance.  48 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Tall.  Glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 4' (120 cm).  
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  
United States - Patent No: PP 2,371  on  3 Mar 1964   VIEW USPTO PATENT