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'Brindabella Red Empress™' rose Description
'GRAred' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
GRAred
Origin:
Bred by Sylvia E. & John C. Gray (Australia, 2010).
Introduced in United States by Sun-Fire Nurseries in 2018 as 'Brindabella Red Empress'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Red.  Strong, rose fragrance.  up to 22 petals.  Average diameter 2.25".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  Leafy sepals, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Bushy.  Matte foliage.  5 leaflets.  
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).  
Growing:
Disease susceptibility: very blackspot resistant., very mildew resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 28,215  on  25 Jul 2017   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 14/999,239  on  13 Apr 2016
`GRAred` is a seedling selection which resulted from the controlled cross-pollination of an unnamed Rosa hybrid female breeding line and an unnamed Rosa hybrid male breeding line.... During the summer of 2010, the female parent was emasculated and was manually pollinated with pollen from the male parent.
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