PlantsRoses→Rose (Rosa 'Amazon')

Alternative cultivar names:
'Apollo Tribute'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Orange and orange blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Jack E. Christensen, 1992
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 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)
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: unknown

Photo courtesy of Tasman Bay Roses

Growing Roses in ColoradoGrowing Roses in Colorado
By Skiekitty on February 10, 2013

Roses: Ah, the "Queen of Flowers," the most popular flower given to sweethearts on Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, and even "oops, I messed up, honey, but here's a bouquet to make it better" day. You can grow roses!

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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May 2021 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu May 13, 2021 5:48 PM 57
Rose not flowering by saviour1988 Apr 27, 2021 1:09 AM 8
Leaves Collected Within Large Rose Bush by lindakapusta Apr 12, 2021 10:01 AM 7
It's Alive? by Nellie923 May 7, 2021 8:35 AM 9
I need help installing a drip irrigation system for my roses by kohala Apr 16, 2021 11:28 AM 14
Which roses have you ordered so far for next season (2021)? by zuzu May 5, 2021 3:37 PM 302
How often to water roses? by Dciau1 Dec 18, 2020 5:45 AM 4
I need suggestions for purchasing plant markers for roses by kohala Dec 12, 2020 5:11 PM 9
If you couldn't grow roses...? by LolaTasmania Nov 20, 2020 4:36 AM 48
I can't get rid of blackspot on my roses. I have used the BioAdvanced 3-in-1... by RagdollThera Sep 21, 2020 11:33 AM 25
Roses with yellow vein leaves? by loveroses Aug 13, 2020 1:05 PM 7
August 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 31, 2020 5:06 PM 160
organic treatments thrips on white rose by javgallowa Aug 2, 2020 4:49 PM 11
A watering question-your opinions, please! by bart2018 Aug 6, 2020 3:49 AM 16
labeling roses by BigAppleRoseGuy Jun 21, 2020 5:48 PM 12
Black spots on rose bush by afs16a Jun 7, 2020 3:15 PM 5
Looking for HT varieties for no-spray gardening. by MikeInBatonRouge Apr 1, 2021 3:57 PM 84
May 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 15, 2020 10:34 PM 159
OK Zuzu, where are you? Are you OK? by Mustbnuts Mar 4, 2020 1:21 PM 13
Can you use moisture retention crystals on established roses? by bart2018 Feb 25, 2020 2:37 PM 8

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