Grandiflora Rose 'Candelabra'


Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Candelabra
Additional cultivar information:(PP11016, aka Candelabra, JACcinqo)
Hybridized by Zary
Registered or introduced: 1998
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Cluster-flowered (incl. Floribunda & Grandiflora)


4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


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 and orange blend (ob)

Bloom Shape:


Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly



Can be trained as a standard or tree form

Patent Information:


Other Details:

Susceptible to black spot

Stems are moderately thorny

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

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

Merced, California

Arlington Heights, Illinois

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

El Paso, Texas

Bothell, Washington

Spokane, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Oct 21, 2009, Mr_LeFleur from Bothell, WA wrote:

My favorite of all my roses so far.
It has a vibrant glowing orange/coral hue, and dark green leaves that contrast nicely.
Grows in a weird bushy sort of way, blooms a lot for me, but I have it in a full sun location.
It does have problems with black spot though, but as long as I keep up on it, and pull of the infected leaves, it stays healthy.
overall I think the flower is worth the black spot troubles, at least here in washington anyways.


On Aug 19, 2004, guyb from Levis, Quebec, Canada,
Canada wrote:

This rose is wonderfull ! I grow it in zone 4 Quebec city, Qubec, Canada. We have no specific problem with the foliage. The best place to grow it is a sunny location.


On Apr 30, 2004, sweezel from McKinney, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

1999 AARS Winner

Hybridized from a combination of Tournament of Roses and an unnamed seedling.

This rose does not seem to be suitable for my area - North Texas, USDA zone 7b/8a. A previous homeowner had planted it, but I learned about it quickly. It puts off a beautiful orange flower and it had at least one bloom most of the late spring and summer, but was covered (and defoliated by) blackspot almost the whole time it was leafed out. I sprayed and sprayed and cut off infected branches, but I could never get rid of it. This spring when I could see that it was about to leaf out, I started spraying the brand name fungicide and added cornmeal to the soil. It did not work though, because as soon as it had about 10 open leaves I noticed the black spot was back. ... read more