Rose (Rosa 'Safrano') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Safrano'
'Saffrona'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Apricot and apricot blend
Extra Bloom Info: Double to full, in clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Tea
Growth Habit: Tall, 4-8 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Beauregard, 1839
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: 4-8 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Other: Apricot blend
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Parks' Yellow Tea-Scented China x Desprez
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Comments:
Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 11, 2013 9:02 PM

Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
"Though its parents are unknown, ‘Safrano’ is recorded by Roy Shepherd as "the result of the first successful attempt to control parentage by hand pollination", thereby introducing a new era in rose breeding. This rose has double, well scented flowers of bright fawn, with long-pointed buds. It was once described exhibiting "lovely buds of sunset coloring... saffron to apricot in the bud, changing to pale buff... A pretty and hardy variety, worthy of a place in every collection..." The new shoots of foliage are plum colored, contrasting nicely with the blossoms."

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