tea rose(redirected from tea roses)
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Any of several roses (Rosa ×odorata) cultivated in China and introduced to Europe in the 1800s, having fragrant tea-scented yellowish or pink flowers.
1. (Plants) any of several varieties of hybrid rose that are derived from Rosa odorata and have pink or yellow flowers with a scent resembling that of tea
a. a yellowish-pink colour
b. (as adjective): tea-rose walls.
any of several hybrid varieties of roses descended from a Chinese rose, Rosa odorata, having a scent resembling that of tea.