Voodoo Hybrid Tea Rose

Bareroot Grafted
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All-America Rose Selections (AARS) Winner 1986

All of us here at Jackson & Perkins are delighted by this hybrid tea, and we think that once you begin growing it, you will be too. We were initially bewitched by Voodoo's beautiful color changes, but since growing this rose in our own gardens, we have come to admire the power of its vigor and disease resistance nearly as much as all those sweet-scented, ultra-colorful flowers.

The blooms are truly magnificent. Urn-shaped buds open to reveal bright yellow petals washed in orange and peach tones. Before you can turn around, the orange and pink have dominated, soon to be flushed with brilliant scarlet. At the height of the season, when this very floriferous shrub is covered in fully double 5- to 6-inch blooms in all stages of changing color, the sight is as bold and refreshing as popsicles on a hot summer day.

Wonderfully fragrant and quite long-lasting after cutting, Voodoo is a cut flower lover's dream. But this is one rose that does not need to be tucked away in the cutting garden. Tall and very well-branched, this shrub is clothed in glossy, leathery foliage from spring until hard frost, standing up well to rough weather. In fact, it takes its cultivar name of 'AROmiclea' from its behavior in the trial gardens the very first year it was grown for production. The gardeners tending the young plants were amazed by how neat and healthy this rose was, never needing to have yellowed or diseased leaves removed or stems cut away. Voodoo earned the nickname "Mister Clean," and the first letters of each word in that nickname became part of its official varietal name: miclea. Now that's a testimony to how it will hold up in your summer garden.

Voodoo was introduced in 1984 by noted breeder Jack Christensen, who selected it by crossing the seed parents Camelot x First Prize x Typhoo Tea with the pollen parent Lolita. It has stood the test of time marvelously. Free-flowering, large-flowered, colorful, ultra-fragrant, and vigorous—there is simply nothing to dislike about this exceptional hybrid tea. The All-America Rose Selection judges apparently agree, because they handed Voodoo top honors in 1986. Thirty seasons later, it remains one of the most highly sought roses for American gardens. We here at Jackson & Perkins are honored to make it available to you.


Skip Product Specs
Genus Rosa
Variety 'AROmiclea'
Item Form Bareroot Grafted
Zone 7 - 10
Habit Upright
Plant Height 5 ft
Plant Width 3 ft - 4 ft
Bloom Size 5 in - 6 in
Petal Count 35
Additional Characteristics Award Winner, Bloom First Year, Easy Care Plants, Free Bloomer, Pruning Recommended, Repeat Bloomer
Bloom Color Dark Orange, Yellow
Flower Shape Double, High-centered
Foliage Color Dark Green, Glossy
Fragrance Strong, Sweet
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Disease Resistant
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Border, Cut Flowers
Restrictions *Due to state restrictions we cannot ship to the following:
Guam, Virgin Islands, Canada, Puerto Rico

Product Review Summary

Based on 12 reviews
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars
Overall Rating: 5.0/5.0

Customer Reviews

May 26, 2020


This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

I planted two of these amazing roses in March 2020. It’s May 26 2020 I have beautiful big flowers! My roses are so so happy in my

Whitney from GA
April 29, 2020

Strong Rose

This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

So far, I absolutely LOVE this rose. The roses grow straight and tall in no time at all. It's only been a month, but I can tell this will be a favorite!

Texas Approved! from TX
April 15, 2020

Love Voodoo

This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

This is a beautiful rose!

Kim from IN
April 13, 2020

Very nice

This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

They have started to grow leaves and they look really healthy.

Whitney from GA
March 18, 2020

Huge roots

This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

This arrive with a hugely wide route the whole had to be ginormous for it not a leaf on it I sure hope time will tail I’ve never received two rose plants with not a single leaf

Cynthia from CA

Choosing Your Roses

Bare root roses are the most common form of roses for spring and early season planting, and come in two types: grafted and own root.

Grafted Bare root Roses
Own root Bare root Roses

Grafted roses, sometimes referred to as budded bare root roses, have roots that belong to a different variety of rose than the shoots. While the shoots will grow into the variety of rose you've selected, the root variety has been specially grown and developed for hardiness, improved resistance to common diseases, and improved resistance to certain weather conditions. The roots on any grafted rose you receive are usually already two years old, so they'll establish in your garden more quickly when planted.

Own root roses are grown from rose shoot cuttings and develop their own root system. Unlike grafted roses, both their roots and shoots come from the same variety of plant.

All Jackson & Perkins bare root roses are maintained in a suspended state of growth in our state-of-the-art wet cooler, so they'll be delivered to you with no foliage or blooms. The wet cooler has a uniform storage temperature set just above freezing and uses a fog system to provide consistent humidity of 100%, ensuring the roses remain fully hydrated and don't exit dormancy before leaving our facility. While you might see some variance in size, even within the same variety of bare root rose, all our roses meet the same rigorous standards of quality.

So, not sure which type of bare root rose you should choose? Don't worry, we've got that covered. We've researched which varieties of bare root roses grow better as grafted or own root, and both types can be planted in the early spring months, so just choose the variety of rose you're most interested in and get planting.

Though you might be surprised or intimidated when you receive a box of bare root roses filled with roots and shoots, rest assured, with the proper care, these little bundles will grow into stunning roses.

Container Roses

Container Roses

Container roses are typically available in 2-quart sizes or larger and come with established foliage that may or may not have blooms. While bare root roses should generally be planted in early spring, container roses allow you quite a bit more flexibility in planting time, from spring all the way through fall in many zones. Fall can be a good season to plant container roses because it allows them enough time to establish themselves before cold or freezing temperatures arrive.

Jackson and Perkins One Year Roses

What to Expect

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.

Bare root roses may appear to be dead upon arrival, but the plants actually have the advantage of being able to focus their energies on strong root development rather than having to support an extensive and stressful growth of leaves right after planting.

Bare root roses are the best option for early-season planting. In fact, late winter is the best time to plant. Our bare root roses are fully established plants that meet the highest industry standards. They arrive dormant, which makes them ideal for planting. The roots get to acclimate to native soil, as opposed to the packaged soil. Of course, since they are not in soil when you get them, there's no mess to contend with.

Bareroot Roses

Due to the nature of plants and the fact that some are younger than others, there will be some variance in the size of our bareroot roses. However, they have all gone through the same quality inspections in order to make sure they meet the high standards we expect from all of our roses.

Gold Standard Stamp of Approval

Each Jackson and Perkins rose is individually inspected and graded to meet our standards for shape, viability, fragrance, and disease resistance.

Jackson and Perkins Exclusive Preservation Process

Our roses are maintained in a suspended state of growth utilizing a state-of-the-art wet cooler. By providing a uniform storage temperature just above freezing and employing a fog system to provide a consistent humidity of 100%, we are able to ensure that each of our roses remains fully hydrated and does not come out of its dormancy before leaving our facility. Bare root roses ordered elsewhere often arrive dry and shriveled. Through our exclusive preservation process, Jackson and Perkins is able to provide a fully hydrated premium bare root rose. Prior to entering the shipping container, we carefully wrap the root system to preserve the moisture and to provide a top-quality rose that is in optimal planting condition.

Gold Standard Stamp of Approval

Our Superior Bare Root Rose Growing Process

Our roses are hand budded by professional rose budders to ensure you receive a true-to-variety quality rose. This takes a special skill. These professional hand budders make sure the bud union lives and the rose plant becomes the premium Jackson and Perkins rose variety desired.

At the end of the rose growth cycle, when the rose plant has hardened off and is ready to be harvested, the roses are hand selected according to our top-quality Jackson and Perkins rose standards.

World's Finest Roses

Jackson and Perkins World's Finest Roses

The Jackson and Perkins Difference

Jackson & Perkins is one of the most recognized names in the gardening industry. In fact, for decades rose lovers have considered Jackson & Perkins synonymous with great roses. How has Jackson & Perkins earned this reputation? Simple, for over 100 years we have brought our customers the world's finest selection of roses.

Jackson & Perkins became a leader in the world of roses by producing dozens of award-winning roses. Jackson & Perkins has won more All-America Rose Selection awards than any other US company. In addition to the AARS awards, Jackson & Perkins has won numerous other awards, including the coveted Golden Rose of The Hague and the Royal National Rose Society’s President’s International trophy, among others.

From seed to market a new garden rose can take 8 to 10 years to develop. Every year, thousands of seedlings are grown but only a handful are selected to move into the trial phase. During this time, potential new roses are grown and evaluated in different climatic regions of the country. Our rosarians are looking for rose bushes that have stronger disease resistance, vigorous growth habits, and clean healthy foliage. When it comes to blooms, they are looking for improved flower form, unique colors, and strong fragrance.

Today Jackson & Perkins offers over 200 varieties of roses that includes a broad selection of exclusive roses, historical favorites, and innovative genetics from hybridizers around the world. We have two seasons each year for roses. In the spring, we offer bare root rose bushes, bare root 36” trees, 24” patio trees, and container grown roses. Our fall season is all bush roses, and they are available in 2QT and 1GL containers.

Whether you are new to roses or are an experienced rosarian, our online store has rose varieties for you. Our website is packed with information. You will find each rose fully described and lots of articles and videos that will help answer all your questions. Our call center staff have decades of experience and are just a phone call away.

Jackson & Perkins is here to help you in every way on your rose-growing journey.  There is no other plant in the garden that comes in more colors, fragrances, shapes, or forms, or performs as many functions than roses do.

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