Old Garden Rose, Hybrid China, Hybrid Tea
Rosa 'Gruss an Teplitz'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Gruss an Teplitz
Additional cultivar information:(aka Grss an Teplitz, Virginia R. Coxe)
Hybridized by Geschwind
Registered or introduced: 1897
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Class:

Bourbon

Hybrid Tea

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Bloom Color:

Medium red (mr)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Shrub

Bush

Trained to climb

Trained on pillar

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Other Details:

Unknown - Tell us

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Avoid pruning

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Coushatta, Louisiana

Winston Salem, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 10, 2011, bungalow1056 from Winston-Salem, NC (Zone 7b) wrote:

according to the ARS Encyclopedia of Roses (first American Edition, 2003) this rose is also sometimes classified as a China in addition to Bourbon. It was bred for strong repeat flowering and cold hardiness.