Christopher Columbus Rose

Common Name :Christopher Columbus Rose Botanical name :Rosa 'Christopher Columbus' Family : Rosaceae

Christopher Columbus Rose

Order - Rosales

Subfamily - Rosoideae

Genus - Rosa

Cultivar Name - Christopher Columbus

Habit / Category - Hybrid Tea Rose

Life Cycle - Perennial

Origin/ Native - Ohio, France

Height - 4 to 5 feet tall

Spread - 3 feet 6 inches wide

Flowering Season - Summer, Spring to frost

Flowers - Large, showy, double, classic, mild fragrance, pink, orange, yellow with apricot blend, 25 to 45 petals, 4.5 to 5 inches blooms

Foliage - Deep green, deciduous, large, semi-glossy, healthy, alternatively arranged leaves, thorny upright plant

Blooming - Repeatedly, flowering continuously

Flowering Season - All year round

Light Requirement & Care - Full sun, part shade, moist, loam, well drained soil, water regularly, mild temperature, average maintenance

Uses - Cut flowers, perfumes, commercial, art

Attracts - Butterflies, Bees

Good for - Landscape design, greenhouse, glasshouses, garden roses, borders, beds, large pots, containers

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Rose Garden, ooty, Nilgiri hills, Tamil Nadu, India

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