'Grande Dame' rose Description
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Deep pink Hybrid Tea.Registration name: WekmerewbyExhibition name:
Saturated deep pink. Strong, damask, fruity fragrance. 26 to 38 petals. Average diameter 4.75". Very large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, old-fashioned bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed, ovoid buds.
Tall, upright. Large, semi-glossy, medium green foliage. 3 to 5 leaflets.
Height of 5' 7" to 6¼' (170 to 190 cm).
Can be used for cut flower or garden. Heat tolerant.
United States - Patent No: PP 23,476 on 19 Mar 2013 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/317,186 on 12 Oct 2011
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Hybrid Tea Rose. It has as its seed parent the variety known as ‘WEKmeredoc’ (not patented) and as its pollen parent the variety known as ‘WEKisosblip’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 18,554)....The following description is of 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Pomona, Calif. in the month of August.