Rose (Rosa 'Fragrant Cloud') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Fragrant Cloud'
'TANellis'
'Duftwolke'
'Nuage Parfume'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Very large: 6" or more
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Orange and orange blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: Coral-orange
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Mathias Tantau, Jr., 1963
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 7 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Orange
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Prima Ballerina x Montezuma
Child plants: 13 child plants

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Date: 2017-09-09
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2017-10-11 8:46 am. Classic form and structure for this beautiful Rose.
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Location: Jourdanton, TexasDate: 2019-04-16My 1st bloom
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Location: OhioDate: 2009-08-02
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Location: La Crescenta, CADate: 2017-05-30
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Location: La Crescenta, CADate: 2018-06-07
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2018-12-26
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Location: Jourdanton, TexasDate: May 2, 2019This is the 2nd bloom, and I LOVE the blooms and the fragrance.
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2014-07-20 1:29 pm. Bought in memory of my husband.
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Location: La Crescenta, CADate: 2017-05-30
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Location: Jourdanton, TexasDate: 2019-05-15
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Date: 2019-07-16
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Location: OhioDate: 2008-07-21
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Date: 2016-06-21
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2016-05-20 4:21 pm. When picking a blossom of Fragrant Cloud, I add the fer
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Location: Youngsville, LADate: 2011-04-08notice red new Spring growth
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2018-06-03First blossom of this season seems stridently orange - but smells
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Date: 2018-06-18
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Location: Hafnarfjordur, SW IcelandDate: August 2008
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Location: Hafnarfjordur, SW IcelandDate: August 2008
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Date: 2012-05-23
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Date: 2014-09-14
By MargieNY
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2015-07-19 7:20 pm. A favourite fragrant rose.
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Location: La Crescenta, CADate: 2019-07-08
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Comments:
Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Feb 7, 2014 3:50 PM

A really pretty hybrid tea. I grow it in my south side rose garden. Like all my HTs, it needs to be sprayed with a systemic fungicide here in my humid Long Island, New York garden.

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Posted by Mike (Lower Hudson Valley, NY - Zone 6b) on Aug 22, 2014 8:37 PM

One of the most fragrant roses in my garden; you can smell it standing a few feet away in the earlier parts of the day, before the fragrance fades in the afternoon sun. The blooms are very large and are the color of fruit punch. I always get excited when the buds start to unfurl, as I know I will be in for a real treat for the senses over the next few days. The blooms are reasonably long lasting and very showy.

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Posted by gardenfish (Arkansas - Zone 7b) on Aug 16, 2019 4:53 PM

Possibly the best smelling rose, ever! I adore mine even though it has a tendency to get Black Spot; it is chronic in my area. If this rose is deadheaded, it will bloom continuously. A wonderful rose.

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