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'Madame Delbard ®' rose Description
'Madame Delbard ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
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Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: DELadel
Bred by Georges Delbard (1905-1999) (France, 1980).
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Dark red.  None / no fragrance.  Average diameter 4.5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, exhibition bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Upright.  Large, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 31" to 39" (80 to 100 cm).  Width of 20" to 2' (50 to 60 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower, exhibition or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
United States - Patent No: PP 4,391  on  6 Mar 1979   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 859996  on  12 Dec 1977
Rose plant-Deladel
Georges A. Delbard, Paris, France
... A vigorous well-branched upright plant of the hybrid tea class, having long-lasting flowers of a non-blueing red color, with very strong resistance to Rose Powdery Mildew and slight fragrance... Parentage: (Super Star x Samourai) x pollen of [Super Star x (Gloire de Rome x Impeccable)... Blooming Habit: Continuous... Bloom Size: Medium. Average open size 4" to 4-1/2"... No. of Petals: 30 to 35... Fragrance: Slight, not sweet or spicy... Lastingness: On the plant, very long. As cut flower, very long...