The Opening Night Rose, are Hybrid Tea Rose Bushes that produce velvety red roses.
This is a vigorous growing rose, that produces beautiful blooms that hold their color for a long time. The velvety red blooms are classic hybrid tea, exhibition form roses with long straight stems.
They are the perfect red roses for cutting. The stunning blooms are surrounded by dark green semi-glossy, disease resistant foliage.
The nearly black buds open to become bright crimson red flowers,with a velvety sheen. The beautiful flowers eventually fade to a dark cherry crimson color. The flowers are born singly.
This is a great rose for the garden, and a wonderful rose for the vase.
Type Hybrid Tea Roses
Hybridizer Zary 1998
Growth Habits Grows upright, medium, 4-6' A slightly spreading bush
Blooms Velvety red, typical hybrid tea form 25-30 petals
Foliage disease resistant, dark green, semi-glossy
Fragrance only slight
Awards AARS 1998,Portland Gold Medal 2003
Hardy zone 6-10
These beautiful Hybrid Tea roses are produced in abundance all season. The high-centered blooms have a very symmetrical form, especially in cooler climates.
This rose bush is a vigorous grower, and disease resistant as well, making it a great garden rose.
With parents such as Olympaid known for it's long stems and bright red flowers, and " Ingrid Bergman" that is a healthy growing plant with wonderful foliage, Opening Night is a sure winner.
The new leaves begin crimson, then turn dark and glossy green, on a rose bush that produces a large quantity of flowers.