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PlantFiles: Hybrid Tea Rose
Rosa 'Cary Grant'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Cary Grant
Additional cultivar information: (PP6792; aka MEImainger, Bushveld Dawn)
Hybridized by Meilland; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1987

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Class:
Hybrid Tea

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Bloom Color:
Orange and orange blend (ob)

Bloom Shape:
Double

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Habit:
Bush

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Other Details:
Susceptible to mildew

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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1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive HolyChickin On Aug 26, 2010, HolyChickin from Fort Lauderdale, FL wrote:

Oh man.... I bent over backwards to find this rose and it was definitely worth the effort!

I have been wanting a true orange rose for a while... got a Tropicana because I read it was orange... yeah, not so much; Tropicana more of a peach. Then I started digging and found this one... It's not reddish... pinkish... peachy... it is as ORANGE as you can GET! Now that's what I'm talkin' about!! And it smells FANTASTIC!!

It is a little succeptible to blackspot... but then again EVERYTHING is in my area but with regular treatments, it's good! Also, it doesn't really like excessive heat (which as of late there has been plenty) as I am noticing the blooms aren't as double (the same thing is happening to my Midas Touch too). I am sure once the Summer passes and we get into the cooler months, it's gonna go BONKERS. I can't wait as it is VERY bright! You practically need sunglasses to look at it!

Neutral Joan On May 21, 2010, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:


Editor's Note

Plant Patent number 6792 has expired

Regional...

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

Forest Falls, California
San Leandro, California
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Ferriday, Louisiana
Raleigh, North Carolina



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