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Hybrid Tea Rose, Florists Rose 'Abracadabra'


Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Abracadabra
Additional cultivar information:(aka KORhocsel, Forkasu Porkasu)
Hybridized by Kordes
Registered or introduced: 2002
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Hybrid Tea


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


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 yellow (dy)

Dark red (dr)

Bloom Shape:

Tea shaped

Flower Fragrance:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly


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Patent Information:

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Other Details:

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Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

By grafting

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Feb 14, 2015, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

sport of Hocus Pocus (florists rose, Kordes, 2000)


On Nov 20, 2014, kennedyh from Churchill, Victoria,
Australia (Zone 10a) wrote:

This is an amazing rose. The flowers can be quite different on the same plant. My two photos were of two different flowers on the same branch of the bush. Most other flowers had the striped form, but the one flower had no striping at all, just the spectacular mix of red and yellow.


On Jul 7, 2010, HolyChickin from Fort Lauderdale, FL wrote:

I saw this in a florist bunch... HOLY SMOKES is it pretty! I immediately had dreams of propigating and having it work. Birds were chirping, ladybugs were buzzing... I had my pruning clippers, my big gardening hat on... and I was tending to my unusual dark red and yellow sport roses.

[insert sound of glass breaking here]

Unfortunately, I have never had any success cloning from a cut rose out of a bunch. Trust me... have tried many, MANY different times in many different ways. Grandma's Mason Jar, several different variations of the baggie trick; I SIMPLY CAN'T DO IT! **cries** Guess it is for the best because if I succeeded, the earth would probably crack in two and swallow me up for breaking a cardinal rule.

I really WISH I could find one of th... read more