Rosa Olympiad™ (Hybrid Tea Rose)
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Rosa Olympiad™ (Hybrid Tea Rose)

Rose Olympiad™, Rosa 'MACauck', Rosa Olympiode, Hybrid Tea Roses, Shrub Roses


Attracting the eye, Rosa Olympiad™ is a lightly scented Hybrid Tea rose boasting large, full, high-centered, pure red flowers, 5 in. across (12 cm), packed with 32 to 37 petals. Borne mostly solitary on sturdy stems, the exquisite blossoms exude a light, fruity fragrance. Blooming in flushes from spring to early fall, they stand tall above the lush foliage of matte, medium green leaves. A vigorous, heat tolerant, upright shrub rose that is very disease resistant and perfect for beds, borders, or as a flowering hedge. A great rose for cutting too.

  • All-America Rose Selection - the most prestigious rose award in the USA.
  • Grows up to 3-5 ft. tall (90-150 cm) and 2 ft. wide (60 cm).
  • An excellent choice for beds and borders, containers or as a flowering hedge. Stunning when mass-planted. Excellent cut flowers.
  • Best grown in full sun, in rich, fertile with adequate moisture, well-drained soils.
  • Propagate by hardwood cuttings in autumn or by chip budding in summer.
  • Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that
  • Bred by Samuel Darragh (1932-2019) McGredy IV (1972).

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Requirements

Hardiness 6 – 10
Plant Type Roses
Plant Family Rosa - Hybrid Tea Roses, Rosa - Shrub Roses, Rosa - Roses
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 3' – 5' (90cm – 150cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 24" (60cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers, Small Gardens
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 6 – 10
Plant Type Roses
Plant Family Rosa - Hybrid Tea Roses, Rosa - Shrub Roses, Rosa - Roses
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 3' – 5' (90cm – 150cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 24" (60cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers, Small Gardens
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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