Hybrid tea rose Rosa 'Secret' 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Hybrid tea rose (Rosa 'Secret') ROE-sah Genus: Rosa This intensely fragrant rose has high-centered, double blossoms of creamy pink edged with deeper pink. It blooms in summer and into fall, and grows to 5 feet high and 2 feet wide. Noteworthy Characteristics: Hybrid tea roses are known for their repeating, large flowers and rich, green leaves. They are suitable for containers, mixed borders, and hedges. Care: Grow in fertile, moist, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Provide good air circulation and remove fallen leaves to help prevent disease. Prune lightly or back by up to 1/3, reducing side shoots by 1/2 to 1/3. To renovate, prune one in four or five shoots from the base. Propagation: Take softwood cuttings when bloom initiates in spring to summer; take hardwood cuttings in fall.. Problems: Aphids, leafhoppers, spider mites, scale, caterpillars, sawfly larvae, cane borers, Japanese beetles, rose stem girders, rose midges, rose slugs, rose chafers, leaf-cutting bees, black spot, rust, powdery mildew, crown gall, canker, dieback, downy mildew, viruses. Overview Height 3 ft. to 6 ft. Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft. Growth Habit Clumps Growth Pace Moderate Grower Light Full Sun to Part Shade Moisture Medium Moisture Maintenance Moderate Characteristics Attracts Song Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Fragrant Flowers, Showy Flowers, Showy Fruit Bloom Time Fall, Summer Flower Color Pink Yarrow Uses Beds and Borders, Container, Cut Flower, Hedge, Specimen Plant/Focal Point Style Cottage Garden, Formal Garden Seasonal Interest Summer Interest Type Shrubs Related Plants to Rosa 'Secret' 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 English shrub rose Rosa 'Gertrude Jekyll' 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Floribunda rose Rosa 'Betty Prior' 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Hybrid musk rose Rosa 'Buff Beauty' 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Polyantha rose Rosa ‘China Doll’ View the discussion thread.