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'Hommage à Barbara ®' rose Description
'Hommage à Barbara ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rescht_Laurent
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
28 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Origin:
Bred by Georges Delbard (1905-1999) (France, 1997). Bred by Henri Delbard (France, 1997).
Introduced in France by Delbard/Georges Delbard SA in 2004 as 'Hommage à Barbara'.
Introduced in Australia by Delbard (Australia) in 2009 as 'Hommage à Barbara'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea, Shrub.  Couture Collection.  
Bloom:
Dark red, darker outer petals.  Intense deep red, developing to black..  None to mild fragrance.  Full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, fluted petals, formal bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, compact, rounded.  Medium, matte, medium green foliage.  
Height of 47" (120 cm).  Width of 47" (120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Very hardy.  heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 2008/197  on  2008   VIEW PBR PATENT
Notes:
Dedicated to Barbara (June 9, 1930 - November 24, 1997), French singer, on June 6, 2006 at Roseraie l'Hay.
No. 111 in the 2002 Monza Competition (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)