'Archbishop Desmond Tutu' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Matias
Medium red Shrub.
Exhibition name: Archbishop Desmond Tutu
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.