Tea Rose
Rosa 'Mons. Tillier'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Mons. Tillier
Additional cultivar information:(aka Monsieur Tillier)
Hybridized by Bernaix
Registered or introduced: 1891
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Class:

Tea

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

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:

Orange pink (op)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Cupped

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Bush

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

Resistant to rust

Stems are moderately thorny

Pruning Instructions:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Regional

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

Newark, Delaware

Elba, New York

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

North Augusta, South Carolina

Austin, Texas

Fort Worth, Texas

Gilmer, Texas

Houston, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
2
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Feb 9, 2013, titian48 from Sydney
Australia wrote:

A thoroughly reliable performer in Sydney. Vigorous, and amost always in bloom. And so healthy. Despite weeks of rain last year, it had very little blackspot.

Neutral

On Mar 6, 2005, OldeOake from Back of Beyond, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

This rose was bred as a seedling of Madame Lombard.

Neutral

On Jun 3, 2004, Paulwhwest from Irving (Dallas area), TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred in France. Won the Victorian award from
the North Bay Rose Society in 1998
the East Bay Rose Society in 1999
the Redwood Empire Rose Society in 1999

Parentage unknown.