RoseFile Database

Color Magic - Hybrid Tea Rose

Color Magic

Hybrid Tea. Bred by Warriner in USA (West) in 1978.
Use:
 
Cutting Bed
Color:
 
Pink/Yellow Blend
Form:
 
High-Centered
Fragrance:
 
Slight
Remontance:
 
Repeats
Abundance:
 
Plentiful
Bloom Size:
 
Modest (2-4 in)
Cold Hardiness:
 
Zone 4 - 9
Height & Width:
 
4 ft x 2 ft
Recommendation:
 

Comments What everyone can agree on is that this is a highly variable rose. There seems to be much disagreement on how to describe its color. In some photos it is a magenta pink and yellow bicolor. In other photos it is a pink and coral bicolor. In still others it is virtually a red and white bicolor. It evidently has four separate color processes; two magenta and two yellow. And each process can run independently. If one has a strong idea of how this rose ought to look one will probably be disappointed. If, on the other hand, one is willing to try it as a novelty and accept the results, it is likely to please greatly. It is said to be a pretty good grower and it produces flowers with good continuity. Sometimes they are nicely fragrant.