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'Twilight Zone' rose Description
'Wekebtidere' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
40 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Grandiflora.
Registration name: Wekebtidere
Exhibition name: Twilight Zone
Origin:
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, before 2009).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2012 as 'Twilight Zone'.
Class:
Grandiflora.  
Bloom:
Dark purple.  Strong, citrus, spice fragrance.  80 to 96 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Rounded buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  3 to 5 leaflets.  
Height of 33" to 41" (85 to 105 cm).  Width of 33" to 41" (85 to 105 cm).
Growing:
Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 24,725  on  5 Aug 2014   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/694,321  on  19 Nov 2012
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Grandiflora Rose. It has as its seed parent the variety known as `WEKsmopur` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 18,850) and as its pollen parent the variety known as `WEKrorobluni` (not patented). ...The branches used for the photograph came from 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Pomona, Calif. in the month of October.
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