Rose (Rosa 'Black Tea') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: Russet-mauve blend
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, upright
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Kanjiro Okamoto, 1973

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)
Plant Height: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Russet and mauve
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: Hawaii x (Aztec x (Goldilocks x Fashion))

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Mulch and diseases ? by BrendanCS Jul 2, 2020 5:00 AM 16
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