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Hybrid Tea Rose 'Abracadabra'


Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Abracadabra
Additional cultivar information:(PP08590, aka JACbute)
Hybridized by Warriner
Registered or introduced: 1991
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Hybrid Tea


36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


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:

Pink blend (pb)

Bloom Shape:


Tea shaped

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly



Patent Information:

Patent expired

Other Details:

Resistant to mildew

Resistant to rust

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)

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us


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

Camarillo, California

Sebastopol, California

Simi Valley, California

Moline, Illinois

Olmsted Falls, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:


On Dec 13, 2011, suguy from Simi Valley, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

I had seen this rose years ago and it lingered in my memory.
I looked and looked and discovered it was simply not available anymore from anyone including mailorder.

On the Gardenweb Rose Forum I met someone who grew it.
She lived 500 miles away from me.

I arranged my summer vacation so I could drive up and see her.
Her plant wasn't the healthiest I would have liked and it was growing under the shade of huge pines which didn't help things either.

I took two pitifully small cuttings and kept them moist and cool until I got back home.
I put them into my rooting box -- and one month later I had two little rooted Abracadabras -- hurray!

Now to the rose.
The colors of this rose are absolutely out of th... read more


On May 13, 2004, Paulwhwest from Irving (Dallas area), TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred in the United States. Won the Queen of Show award from Reno Rose Society in 2000.

Seed: White Masterpiece
Pollen: Tribute