'Midnight Sun' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Eric Timewell
Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Midnight Sun
Dark red. Black shadings which persist on a dark or bright red bloom.. None to mild fragrance. Small to medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Small buds.
Attractive fall color foliage.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
The parentage has been reversed in some references.
Refer 1924 reference in which the breeder states the pollen parent as 'Star of Queensland'.