Rosa (Hybrid tea)
Hybrid tea rose
The rose is the queen of flowers, the most loved and widely planted shrub in all temperate parts of the world. More than 14,000 varieties are grown. Although mostly deciduous, roses can be evergreen in mild climates. Their stems, sometimes quite prickly, may be erect, arching, trailing, or scrambling. Leaves are divided into three, five, or seven leaflets, usually with toothed margins.
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These are the classic, aristocratic roses,with long, stylish pointed buds that spiral open to large blossoms with high centers. Typically, hybrid teas carry one blossom at the end of each flowering stem. They bloom profusely in spring, then continue to produce blossoms—either in flushes or continuously—until frosty weather. Their strong, long stems make them ideal for cutting and bringing indoors.
Hybrid tea bushes tend to have an upright, narrow, almost stiff look. They grow 2–6 ft. tall, depending on variety and climate. Group three or more together to create a generous, bushy look. Consider planting low-growing perennials beneath them or a low hedge in front of them to hide their bare ankles (bases of canes are usually sparsely foliaged). Hybrid teas need good growing conditions and more care than some other types, but for many gardeners, their spectacular blooms are worth the extra effort.
A hybrid tea with large, fragrant pink flowers. Grows 4-6 ft. high and 3-5 ft, wide.
A favorite hybrid tea with wonderfully fragrant red flowers. Grows 4-6 ft. high and 3-4 ft. wide.'Sheer Bliss'
A hybrid tea with fragrant white flowers touched with pink. Grows 4-6 ft. high and 3-5 ft. wide.
A hybrid tea with pink flowers touched with yellow at the base of the petals. Wonderfully fragrant. Grows 4-6 ft. high and 3-5 ft. wide.'Yves Piaget'
A hybrid tea from the Romantica series. Produces old-fashioned, intensely fragrant, deep pink flowers. Grows 3-5 ft. high and wide.
Compact, uniform plant to about 10 in. tall and 12 in. wide, loaded with large flowers. Each bright re...
Fast-growing, bushy plant fromthe Cape region of South Africa.Grows to 15 in. high and wide,with very ...
Wild species (for which seed is available) grows 2 to 4 ft. tall (possibly to 6 ft. under ideal condit...