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'Bugatti' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.
Bred by Wilhelm Kordes III (b. 1953) (Germany, 1999).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2002 as 'Bugatti'.
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Mauve or purple blend.  None to mild fragrance.  50 to 55 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium buds.  
Bushy, upright.  Large, matte foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of 35" (90 cm).  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
United States - Patent No: PP 14,176  on  23 Sep 2003   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/237,926
Wilhelm Kordes (1999)
The seed parent has medium size, double, dark red blooms, while the pollen parent has light pink blooms.