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Plant Profile: Rosa ‘Fame!”

Cherry pink buds open to semi double flowers that are carried singly or in clusters of up to 5 and strong straight stems.  The notched petals are dark pink with yellow at their base and keep their color for a long time before slowly fading to mid pink. The yellow stamens also keep their color before turning brown when the bloom fades.  The plants are bushy and have dark green, healthy leaves.  An excellent rose for exhibition as well as in cutting.

Type: Grandiflora

Origin: Zary, USA 1998

Parentage:Tournament of Roses x ‘Zorina’

Flower Size: 4.5-5.1″

Petal Count: 30-35

Scent:Light

Flowering:Repeats well

Plant Size:4.9′ H x 3.3′ W

Hardiness: Zones 7-10

ARS Rating: 8.2

Award: AARS 1998

 

 

Deep pink Grandiflora.
Registration name: JACzor
Exhibition name: Fame! ™
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, 1998).
Introduced in United States by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. in 1998 as ‘Fame!’.
Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea.
Deep pink.  Mild fragrance.  25 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 4.5″.  Large bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 4′ to 6′ (120 to 185 cm).  Width of 4½’ (135 cm).
USDA zone 7b