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'Archbishop Desmond Tutu' rose Description
'Jugendliebe ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Matias
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Medium red Shrub.
Exhibition name: Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Bred by W. Kordes & Sons (Germany, 2000).
Introduced in South Africa by Ludwig's Roses in 2008 as 'Archbishop Desmond Tutu'.
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2010 as 'Jugendliebe'.
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses Pty Ltd in 2015 as 'Gallipoli Centenary Rose'.
Introduced in United States by Newflora™ LLC in 2015 as 'Desmond Tutu'.
Floribunda, Shrub.  
Dark red.  Moderate fragrance.  up to 30 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Bushy, compact, upright.  
Height of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).  Width of up to 30" (up to 75 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
United States - Patent No: PP 22,828  on  3 Jul 2012   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/925,540  on  14 Oct 2010
Re-Christened on May 22, 2010 on Gut Langerwisch, Germany by Ute Freudenberg, who sang the song "Jugendliebe" (Youth love) in 1979.