'Dusky Maiden' rose Description
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Dark red Floribunda.
Registration name: Dusky Maiden
Crimson - scarlet, yellow stamens. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 3". Medium, single (4-8 petals), in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Upright. Dark green foliage.
Height of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders or garden.
United States - Patent No: PP 2,210 on 8 Jan 1963 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Parentage shown in patent application:
Seed Parent: Else Poulsen
Pollen Parent: Daily Mail Scented Rose x Etoile de Hollande
The parentage widely cited in References has the seed and pollen parents reversed from those shown in the U.S. Patent Application, which is the parentage shown here.