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cv. ORAlodse               PPAF •  Climber

          Class:              Climber                    Description:
          Plant Habit:        Long canes of 10-12 feet   WOW! Or if you prefer FANTASTIC! Those are words describing
          Growth Habit:       Climbing & spreading       Tropical Lightning’s  one-of-a-kind flower. There is really no
          Stem Length:        Medium                     other rose in the world that comes close to this extraordinary
          Foliage Color:      Glossy dark green          color blend. The tropical warmth comes in the form of rich
          Disease Resistance: Good                       sunset-like orange while the dazzling lightning is generated by
          Flower Color:       Orange with a purple smoke    bright cream stipes. The effect is accentuated by a layer of purple
                              layer and cream stripes    smoke creating a burnt orange combo, perfect for a stormy sky!
          Bud Form:           Pointed & ovoid            If you are still in doubt that such colors exist, don’t wait to be
          Flower Form:        Double & formal            struck by lightning to plant this amazing Climber! Each
          Flower Size:        Medium, around 3-4 inch    perfectly shaped bud and flower will hold that CRAZY
                              diameter, in small clusters  novel color for days and the prolific and vigorous plant,  New for
                                                         which reaches mature size and full display in 3 years,
          Petal Count:        20 to 30                   will only slow down the flowering as it transitions into
          Fragrance:          Moderate fruity to apple-like  winter. If the extraordinary bloom colors were not
          Parentage:          Not released               enough, Tropical Lightning  presents some of the
          Hybridizer:         Pierre Orard—2017          glossiest leaves of all roses. Add the dark burgundy
          Introducer:         Weeks Roses                red coloration of the new shoots and we will all wish
                                                         for an endless tropical storm!
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