Hybrid Tea Rose
Rosa 'Swarthmore'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Swarthmore
Additional cultivar information:(aka MEItaras)
Hybridized by Meilland
Registered or introduced: 1963
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Class:

Hybrid Tea

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Pink blend (pb)

Bloom Shape:

Tea shaped

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Habit:

Bush

Patent Information:

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Pruning Instructions:

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Regional

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

Dundee, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 2, 2004, OhioBreezy from Dundee, OH (Zone 5b) wrote:

I have been growing this one for 11 years, it has a lovely form and it smells just wonderful!