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Rosa 'Thelma'

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RO-zuh
Description

Rosa 'Thelma' is a lightly scented, semi-double to double rose that grows in clusters.  The blooms, with little or no fragrance, are a showy coral and deep pink with a touch of yellow towards the center.  Although it does have thorns, they are few, large and very visible.

Introduced in 1927, this showy rose was named after the breeder's granddaughter who lived in New Zealand. 

This rose has a resistance to mildew.  As with all roses, good air circulation with help prevent diseases.  Pruning should be done to ensure that air circulation is sufficient.

Typically, blooms in spring or summer and may scattered blooms after the initial flush.  Pruning can be accomplished after flowering has finished.

Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems:  Insects that may affect this plant are thrips, whiteflies, caterpillars, aphids and spider mites.  Precautions should be taken to prevent powdery mildew, blight, and black spot. 

 

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#deciduous#rose#climbing#cpp#climbing rose
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Rosa
    Family:
    Rosaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    United Kingdom
    Dimensions:
    Height: 10 ft. 0 in. - 12 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 6 ft. 0 in. - 8 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Rose
    Habit/Form:
    Climbing
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Maintenance:
    High
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Sand
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Alkaline (>8.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Available Space To Plant:
    3 feet-6 feet
    6-feet-12 feet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6b, 6a, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9b, 9a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Orange
    Pink
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Good Cut
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Cup
    Flower Petals:
    7 - 20 petals/rays
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    Pale salmon pink or flesh pink, Large clusters of long-lasting, 3 in. semi-double flowers; does not fade; peak flowering in July with scattered flowers till fall
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Glossy
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Glossy, dark green leaves.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    few to no thorns
  • Landscape:
    Design Feature:
    Hedge