Tea Rose
Rosa 'Mrs. Dudley Cross'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Mrs. Dudley Cross
Additional cultivar information:(aka Dudley Cross)
Hybridized by Paul
Registered or introduced: 1907
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Class:

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)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 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:

Yellow blend (yb)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Cupped

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Shrub

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to rust

Stems are nearly thornless

Pruning Instructions:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Regional

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

Coushatta, Louisiana

Echo, Louisiana

Austin, Texas (2 reports)

Fort Worth, Texas

Houston, Texas

Rowlett, Texas

San Antonio, Texas (2 reports)

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On May 8, 2014, wasbloomin from Echo, LA wrote:

Buds are very slow to open but the trade off is that the large ruffled blooms last a very long time on the bush or cut. Very healthy, disease free and thornless. Love it!

Positive

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

Beautiful, very large blooms of buttery lemon, ageing to pink. Healthy, vigorous plant. One of my favourites.

Neutral

On Jun 21, 2004, Paulwhwest from Irving (Dallas area), TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred in England. Won the Victorian award from the Baton Rouge Rose Society in 2001.

Parentage unknown.