(Climbing Tea) Very scented, large fully double flowers of buff, amber and apricot, with tints of pink deep in the centre. The repeat flowering blooms when fully open are often quartered and are complemented with large dark green leaves. Said to be the first of the Tea roses. Probably a vigorous bush at introduction but better grown as a climber on a short wall, where it can enjoy protection from the severest weather of winter. Can be grown as a shrub with support. Bred by Adam.
Crimson. Strong fragrance. 36 to 45 petals. Average diameter 6″. Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, globular, high-centered to cupped bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, upright. Matte, dark green foliage.
Height of 30″ to 3′ (75 to 90 cm). Width of up to 2′ (up to 60 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden or landscape. 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. Requires spring freeze protection. Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection). Remove unproductive wood every third year or so.
Noisette, Tea Noisette.
Light yellow, yellow highlights, ages to cream . Moderate, sweet fragrance. 20 to 40 petals. Average diameter 2.25″. Medium, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, in large clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Tall, climbing. Small, glossy, dense foliage.
Height of 6′ 7″ to 16′ 5″ (200 to 500 cm). Width of up to 10′ (up to 305 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Can be used for cut flower, hedge, pillar or shrub. Very vigorous. prefers dry climates.