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'Don Juan' rose Description
'Don Juan (large flowered climber, Malandrone, 1958)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of dee choi
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
102 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Dark red Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: Don Juan
Exhibition name: Don Juan
Origin:
Bred by Michele Malandrone (Italy, 1958).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. as 'Don Juan'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1962 as 'Don Juan'.
Class:
Climber, Hybrid Tea, Cl., Large-Flowered Climber.  
Bloom:
Dark red.  Red filaments.  Strong fragrance.  30 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Tall, climbing.  Glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 12' to 14' (365 to 425 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 1,864  on  15 Sep 1959   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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