Arizona

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Arizona is a Hybrid Tea rose.

According to Botanica’s Roses, the colour of Arizona’s blooms varies according to location.  The colour is described by Botanica as follows:  The base colour is coppery orange, with salmon-red towards the petal edges and yellow in the petal depths; the tones are richer in cool climates.  The catalogue from where I bought my Arizona describes it as gold, copper and orange which seems a pretty good description of  the rose in the head photo.  The colour is pretty rich in our warm temperate climate so it must be quite magnificent, if it is indeed richer, in cool climates. Continue reading