Hybrid Tea Rose
Rosa 'Olde Romeo'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Olde Romeo
Additional cultivar information:(PP9404, aka HADromeo)
Hybridized by Davidson
Registered or introduced: 1993
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Class:

Hybrid Tea

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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:

Dark red (dr)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Bush

Patent Information:

Patent expired

Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

Resistant to rust

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:

San Francisco, California (2 reports)

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 27, 2013, lancer23 from San Francisco, CA wrote:

If you want this rose, you probably have have to propagated it your self because its not widely available. Very dark red almost black high petal count. Bloom last 2 weeks on plant. Do color fade and wind damage a bid in my area. Smells like lichee fruit so sweet. Just for the scent is worth planting it. repeat flowers, insect damage on foliage otherwise healthy. very thorny. strong cane, stem. One of the best rose I ever have. A gem of a rose, far superior then any D.A. englishes roses.