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Found Rose, Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea Rose
Rosa 'Nacogdoches Rose'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Nacogdoches Rose
Additional cultivar information:(aka Grandma's Yellow)
Hybridized by Unknown
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Cluster-flowered (incl. Floribunda & Grandiflora)


4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

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:

Light yellow (ly)

Medium yellow (my)

Yellow blend (yb)

Bloom Shape:


Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall




Patent Information:


Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

Resistant to rust

Stems are moderately thorny

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)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

By budding


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

Austin, Texas

Joshua, Texas

Leander, Texas

Nacogdoches, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:


On Aug 14, 2012, shopshops from Joshua, TX wrote:

A definite must have in a north Texas garden. To the locals that can mean anything from -2 to 105 degrees Farenheit. Mine has only been in my garden since March 2012. Bought her from the Antique Rose emporium (online). She arrived in great condition and I got my first flush of blooms in May 2012. She started buttery yellow and became a deep, sunny yellow before the blooms died. These blooms lasted on the bush for almost three weeks. I was amazed. However, we did have a milder than usual Spring this year. She is beautiful and looks just like some of the pictures posted on this site. Not a pastel at all .Plant Julia Child if pastel is your thing.
I placed mine next to a dwarf purple crepe myrtle and the contrast was great. Some of her leaves are turning brassy (Early August 2012) so ... read more


On Apr 10, 2011, beccas_garden from Nacogdoches, TX wrote:

I love this rose. I purchased this Nacogdoches rose at the now closed Naconiche Nursery in Nacogdoches. It has proven to be extremely hardy - surviving ice, snow, and temperatures ranging from 15 to 103 degrees with no special care. It survived 6 months in a pot while between moves. We have it planted in a mostly sunny site with afternoon shade and it seems to like it. The photos show it at about two years old.


On Oct 17, 2010, victorengel from Austin, TX wrote:

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