Rosa 'Granada' flowers
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Height: 4 feet
Spread: 3 feet
Hardiness Zone: 5a
Other Names: Donatella Rose
Group/Class: Hybrid Tea Rose
A spectacular, hardy tea rose producing high centered, double blooms that are lightly fragrant; hues of pink and red surrounding yellow centers catches and pulls the eye in; a perfect accent shrub, along borders or in containers
Granada Rose features showy fragrant pink flowers with red overtones and yellow centers at the ends of the stems from mid spring to early fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has green foliage which emerges dark red in spring. The oval compound leaves turn yellow in fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Granada Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.
This is a high maintenance rose that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;
Granada Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- General Garden Use
- Mass Planting
Granada Rose will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.
This rose should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments.
This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.