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PlantFiles: Hybrid Tea Rose
Rosa 'Elizabeth Taylor'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Elizabeth Taylor
Hybridized by Weddle; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1985

Synonym:Rosa paradise

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Hybrid Tea

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
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:
Deep pink (dp)

Bloom Shape:
Tea shaped

Flower Fragrance:
Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Blooms repeatedly


Patent Information:

Other Details:
Resistant to black spot
Resistant to rust
Susceptible to mildew
Stems are moderately thorny

Pruning Instructions:
Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
By grafting
By budding
By simple layering
By air layering
By tip layering

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1 positive
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive amarantha00 On Jul 18, 2006, amarantha00 from San Bernardino, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

All of my roses were planted bare root in January 2006, and I've got to say this rose is just incredible. The most beautiful hot pink blooms imaginable, and extremely prolific too! Definitely one of my garden favorites and a rose that everyone comments on, having to know what it is!

Neutral hanna1 On Jul 10, 2004, hanna1 from Castro Valley, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Very, very atractive, one of my favorite Rose color, thanks for sharing

Neutral Paulwhwest On Jun 9, 2004, Paulwhwest from Irving (Dallas area), TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred in United States. Solid pink, tea shaped, blooms.

Seed: First Prize
Pollen: Swarthmore


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

San Bernardino, California
San Leandro, California
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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