Double Delight Hybrid Tea Rose

Winner of All-American Rose Selections Honors in 1977!

Fade-proof Bicolor Blooms, Intoxicating Fragrance, and Fantastic Garden Performance!

Buy 3+ at $22.95 ea
Buy 5+ at $20.95 ea
Personal PlantAdvisor
5 - 9
Bloom Start To End
Late Spring - Early Summer
Plant Height
4 ft
Plant Width
3 ft
Bloom Size
6 in
Additional Characteristics
Award Winner, Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Double Bloom, Flower, Fragrance, Repeat Bloomer
Bloom Color
Cream, Red, White
Bud Shape
Long, Ovoid, Pointed
Flower Shape
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Spicy, Strong, Sweet
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Moisture Requirements
Moist, well-drained
Disease Resistant, Heat Tolerant
Soil Tolerance
Normal, loamy
Beds, Border, Cut Flowers, Hedge, Ornamental, Outdoor
*Due to state restrictions we cannot ship to the following:
Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
Overall Rating: 5 Stars
  Average Based on 3 Review(s)
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Absolutely wonderful
Anita from WA wrote (March 07, 2014):
I ordered this rose in the early 80's while living in Houston, TX. It was absolutely beautiful and so fragrant and full of blooms. Now I'm living in WA and I am ordering it again.
The sweetest of sweet smells
John Brewer from OR wrote (February 24, 2014):
I bought several of these years ago from J&P. They truely live up to their name. A delight to look at. Also a delight to smell. I normaly am a mono colored rose guy. I dont tend to like multi-colored roses much. I was ordering some Mr. Lincoln roses and my wife browsed thru the catalog. She loved the Double delight. Well all you guys know how this story ends up. We split the order between the two. I think we had 14 of each. I never regretted it from the first bloom on. They were so delicate and lovely. They also had a very nice fragrence. I still think the Mr. Linclon is the rose of roses but I truly loved the Double Delight as well. Unfortunately the friendly deer in the area loved them even more. I finally gave up. They won the battle but not the war. I am older and wiser now so they wont be getting all those tasty buds this time around. The last time in three years I got two buds from 28 roses. Watch out deer. I AM serious. lol
All time favorite
Maureen from FL wrote (April 16, 2012):
MY ALL-TIME FAVORITE- Color, fragrance, nice size blooms. Had over 30 rose bushes at home over 20 yrs ago (all J&P). Will wait for 2013 to get this tea rose back in garden at new home.!!!

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If this is the first time your are planting a bare root rose, you may be surprised by their brown roots and dormant stem. However, bare root roses provide the easiest and fastest way of planting roses without the concern of transplant shock.

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You can plant your bare root roses earlier in the growing season, since there are no leaves to get nipped back by frost. They can typically be planted as early as six weeks before your area's last frost date in the spring and no later than two weeks after that average date. Since they don't have to provide water to leaves or flowers, they usually establish faster than those that arrive in containers.

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