Shrub Rose
Rosa 'Caramella'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Caramella
Additional cultivar information:(aka KORkinteral, Caramella, Caramel Fairly Tale, Reminiscence)
Hybridized by Kordes
Registered or introduced: 2001
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Class:

Shrub

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

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:

Apricot and apricot blend (ab)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Bush

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Other Details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

, British Columbia

San Jose, California

Sebastopol, California

Bronx, New York

Columbia, South Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

2
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0
neutrals
0
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RatingContent
Positive

On Jan 20, 2015, melody from Benton, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

Testing, testing system.

Positive

On Jan 19, 2015, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

Light amber-caramel blend with darker reverse. 4" bloom, very full, with 41+ petals, old-fashioned, quartered bloom form. Cluster-flowered, in small clusters.

This shrub variety was designated a top performer by the Abbey Rockefeller Rose Garden at the New York Botanical Garden, where no fungicides are used. It is exceptionally resistant to black spot and powdery mildew, and is a valuable shrub for any sustainably managed garden here in eastern N. America.

This variety is hardy at least through Z5b.

One of Kordes' Fairy Tale rose series, with very full, old-fashioned flower shapes---a response to the success of Austin's English roses. Roses of this series have better disease resistance than the English roses but are not notably fragrant.
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