The Arizona rose bush, named for the desert state, is a beautiful hybrid tea grandiflora rose with exceptionally lovely
Rose Arizona's buds are almost orange at first, but open up to a warm pink color, with apricot backs to the rose petals,
and a touch of yellow at the base of th petals.
The color will vary, depnding on climate and temparatures, but are more vivid in cooler weather and during fall.
Rose Arizona's fragrance is strong and sweet, and the flowering repeats well.
The large double rose flowers usually come singly, sometimes in threes, on very long stems that are perfect for
The rose blooms are elegant, both as buds and as fully opened flowers.
'Arizona' is a vigorous, compact and upright growing rose bush. The foilage is healthy with medium green leaves and long
It's hardy to zone 6. Grows to about 5 feet tall.
I recommend underplanting this rose with hardy
geraniumsin the blue colors, such as the Roxanne variety.
Other blue plants that would be wonderful are blue iris bulb plants, or the blue delphiniums would be spectacular in a flower border.