Rose (Rosa 'Ambassador') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Ambassador'
'MEInuzeten'
'Orange Butterscotch'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Very large: 6" or more
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Orange and orange blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: Orange and apricot blend
Growth Habit: Tall, 4-6 feet, upright
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Marie-Louise Paolino, 1978
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: 4-6 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Orange and apricot
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: ((Zambra x seedling) x King's Ransom) x Whisky Mac
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-04-29
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Comments:
Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Sep 29, 2011 3:21 PM

Tried once, did not survive Zone 5 winter CO. Will try again in 2012 if possible.

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