'Quadra' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Helena Verghese Borg
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Dark red Hybrid Kordesii.
Hybrid Kordesii, Shrub. Explorer Series Collection.
Dark red, lighter reverse, ages to lighter . None to mild fragrance. 66 petals. Average diameter 3.25". Borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, flat, quartered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Ovoid buds.
Climbing, spreading. Glossy, dark green, edged purple-red, leathery foliage.
Height of 5' 11" to 8' (180 to 245 cm). Width of 39" (100 cm).
USDA zone 3b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower, garden, landscape or pillar. Very hardy. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
United States - Patent No: PP 9,995 on 12 Apr 1997 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/661,097 on 10 Jun 1996
James Grattan sent the correct parentage for this rose (source: the breeder's notes): Seed: (('Queen Elizabeth' x 'Arthur Bell') x ('Simonet double red' x 'Von Scharnhorst')). Pollen: ((R. kordesii x ('Red Dawn' x 'Suzanne' o.p.)) x ('Red Dawn' x 'Suzanne' o.p.)... thanks, James.