■(TB) 'Adorable Rose'

1998, Brown

'Adorable Rose' (Opal Brown by Margaret McCrae, R. 1998). Seedling 90-2B4. TB, 35" (89 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards blended red violet (M&P 45-I-1 to 44-I-3); style arms lighter blended red violet (near 44-H-1); Falls blended corinth purple (46-J-2 to 44-J-2), slight cattleya (42-H-6) blaze; beards bright chrome orange (10-K-12); lightly ruffled; pronounced sweet fragrance. 'Dualtone' sibling X 81-4E8: (77-1A8, 'Pearls And Gold' sibling x 79-3F10, 'Persian Gown' sibling).

See below:

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Awaiting original catalog description


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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adorable01.JPGJPG adorable01.JPG manage 68 K 28 May 2015 - 20:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Paul Black
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Topic revision: r14 - 03 Dec 2021, BobPries
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