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'Bugatti' rose Description
'Bugatti' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Maya Polscher
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
9 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.
Origin:
Bred by Wilhelm Kordes III (b. 1953) (Germany, 1999).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2002 as 'Bugatti'.
Class:
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  Large, matte foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of 35" (90 cm).  
Growing:
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) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 14,176  on  23 Sep 2003   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/237,926
Wilhelm Kordes (1999)
Notes:
The seed parent has medium size, double, dark red blooms, while the pollen parent has light pink blooms.