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Smokin' Hot™ Hybrid Tea Rose

Rosa 'WEKmopaga'

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Smokin' Hot™ Hybrid Tea Rose (Rosa 'WEKmopaga') at Gertens

Smokin' Hot™ Hybrid Tea Rose flowers

Smokin' Hot™ Hybrid Tea Rose flowers

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Height:  4 feet

Spread:  3 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  5b

Brand:  Gertens

Description:

This sensual, orange-red rose has a smoky purple overlay and white reverses and is carried on a medium to long sturdy stem; should be deadheaded regularly and is an excellent cut flower; upright and vigorous habit

Ornamental Features

Smokin' Hot™ Hybrid Tea Rose features showy fragrant orange flowers with red overtones and deep purple streaks at the ends of the branches from late spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has green deciduous foliage. The oval compound leaves turn yellow in fall.

Landscape Attributes

Smokin' Hot™ Hybrid Tea Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Smokin' Hot™ Hybrid Tea Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Smokin' Hot™ Hybrid Tea Rose will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

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Accent  Massing  Screening  Garden 
Applications
Flowers  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features