Marilyn Monroe Rose

Roses Named After Famous People

marilyn monroe roseMarilyn Monroe

The Marilyn Monroe rose is one sexy rose! Named after a Hollywood legend, 'Marilyn Monroe', this rose is a real beauty!

Any serious rose lover, would be proud to have this rose in their garden. (provided you live in the right zone to grow it!)

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Type Hybrid Tea Rose

Hybridizer Carruth 2002

Blooms Creamy apricot colored blooms are large 6'. Flowers have 30-35 petals

Growth Habits Vigorous bush, grows upright,4-5' tall, with a spread of about 4'.

Foliage Medium green foliage with a matte finish

Fragrance Mild, citrus tea fragrance

Hardy Zone zones 6-10

You'll find exceptional form on this lovely Hybrid Tea rose. The great apricot blend color holds up well, remaining beautiful from bud form to full bloom. The buds are long, ovoid.

This rose is a prolific bloomer, staying in flower all season long. It laughs at the heat, and has it's best flower color in hot conditions. It is a very disease resistant rose bush, making it more desirable.

This great rose bush is well branched, giving you lots of flowers.

The very large flowers (6") have a light wash of green on the petals as they start to open. It makes a great cut flower, that lasts a long time in the vase. (Be careful when you pick them, they are heavily armed with prickles "thorns")

Uses for this rose; The outstanding blooms can be enjoyed in the garden, the vase, or as a show rose. This is a sweet rose flower, with a soft sweet fragrance. (and an easy name to remember)

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