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PlantFiles: Found, Tea Rose
Rosa 'Georgetown Tea'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Georgetown Tea
Additional cultivar information: (Earth Kind Rose)
Hybridized by Welch; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1983

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4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Bloom Color:
Medium pink (mp)

Bloom Shape:

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly


Patent Information:

Other Details:
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Pruning Instructions:
Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
By grafting
By budding

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive dontruman On Jun 14, 2012, dontruman from Victoria, TX wrote:

Very rapid growing, healthy plant. Blossoms are a light violet on the outside petals turning to light pink at the center. Growth is angular with new growth on existing canes coming out at sharp angles. Can contain it with a light use of pruning or hedge shears. Easy to grow.

Positive patrob On Jul 20, 2005, patrob from Goldthwaite, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Denton, Texas
Goldthwaite, Texas
Katy, Texas
Rowlett, Texas
Victoria, Texas

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