Tournament of Roses Rose

Grandiflora Roses

Tournament of Roses, roseTournament of Roses

The Tournament of roses rose, are hardy, easy to grow coral colored Grandiflora roses. It is a vigorous, disease-resistant rose bush with large flowers that are two-toned coral roses. The inside is a light coral, with a deep pink reverse.

This lovely Grandiflora rose was named to honor the Pasadena Rose Parade's 100th anniversary.( A festival of flowers, music, and football, held each year, on New Year's Day in Pasadena California).

The first parade was held on the first of January, in 1886.

The two-toned blooms are exhibition formed flowers, shaped like Hybrid Teas. They appear in large clusters of 5-7 all Summer, and through Fall. Warmer temperatures bring out the best flowers. These roses have excellent blooms for exhibiting, and make beautiful cut flowers for the vase.

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Information about the "Tournament of Roses" Rose

Type Grandiflora Rose

Hybridizer Warriner US 1988

Growth Habits Upright, Bushy 4-5'

Blooms Light Coral with deep Pink reverse flowers are 4" across with 30-35 petals

Foliage Large size, dark green, semi-glossy Very disease resistant

Fragrance Light, Spicy

Awards AARS 1989

Hardy zone zone 5-9

These are Grandiflora roses that produce beautiful flowers continually all season. They are just as nice from it's first flowering, through the last of the season.

They make great hedges, or bedding roses, and get plenty of attention in the garden. The flowers are carried on strong stems, and have a light, spicy fragrance,making them great for cutting. Be advised the bush as lots of large prickles (thorns).

These lovely roses are considered one of the most resistant roses to black spot, mildew, and rust,all common rose diseases.

The bush is very vigorous, and heat tolerant, as well as very resistant to diseases of rose bushes.

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