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PlantFiles: Tea Rose, Found Rose
Rosa 'Lovers Delite'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Lovers Delite

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36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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Bloom Color:
Mauve and mauve blend (mb)

Bloom Shape:

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Blooms repeatedly


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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive akimball2 On Jul 23, 2012, akimball2 from Ocala, FL wrote:

I have had Lovers Delite for about 5 - 6 years in mid Florida and it is still thriving. The color is magnificent, but it has a lot of thorns. I don't pick it, but the color alone is worth the enjoyment. I don't think it is one of my best smellers.

Toni Kimball, Ocala, FL

Positive lrwells50 On Aug 1, 2008, lrwells50 from (Lynn) Paris, TX (Zone 7b) wrote:

This is absolutely the most fragrant rose in my garden.


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

Ocala, Florida
Austin, Texas
Gilmer, Texas
Paris, Texas

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