Rosa 'Georgetown Tea'' /Georgetown Tea Rose

Bright, hot pink flowers

A rose in the test garden at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge

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Scientific Name: Rosa 'Georgetown Tea''
Common Name: Georgetown Tea Rose
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: This is a rose from Georgetown, Texas. The flower is long-budded and fully double. The color is salmon pink at the center fading to lilac pink when fully open. The petals roll into points at the tips as the flower opens giving the fully open flower a starry look. Tea fragrance to the flowers. Good foliage qauality.