Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Orange pink
Extra Bloom Info: In small clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Grandiflora
Extra Color Info: Orange-pink
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, upright
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Herbert C. Swim, 1955
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 4 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 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Plant Height: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Other: Orange-pink
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: Fandango x Floradora
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Common names
  • Rose

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Comments:
  • Posted by Lavanda (TX - Zone 8a) on Feb 23, 2014 9:23 PM concerning plant:
    Montezuma is one of my top all-time favorites and I have been growing roses for over 45 years.

    Although the photos posted here are beautiful, they don't do justice to the live blooms.

    I grew this in humid areas of zone 9-10, within 50 minutes of the coast, and also in a more northern, drier climate and experienced no issues with disease, including black spot.

    I so want it again, but cannot find a source.
  • Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Oct 17, 2011 9:57 PM concerning plant:
    Great rose, tolerates cold (Zone 5 CO winters), drought, snow, wind, being squished by a 37' aspen... blooms readily and blooms last a long time in the vase. Unfortunately, no scent Sad Can't comment on blackspot/mold/mildew as I am in a desert & don't have those problems.

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