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'Madame Delbard ®' rose Description
'Madame Delbard ® (hybrid tea, Delbard 1980)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
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Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: DELadel
Bred by Georges Delbard (1905-1999) (France, 1980).
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Dark red.  None / no fragrance.  Average diameter 4.5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, exhibition bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Upright.  Large, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  

Height: 31" to 39" (80 to 100cm).  Width: 20" to 2' (50 to 60cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower, exhibition or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
United States - Patent No: PP 4,391  on  6 Mar 1979   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 859996  on  12 Dec 1977
Rose plant-Deladel
Georges A. Delbard, Paris, France
... A vigorous well-branched upright plant of the hybrid tea class, having long-lasting flowers of a non-blueing red color, with very strong resistance to Rose Powdery Mildew and slight fragrance... Parentage: (Super Star x Samourai) x pollen of [Super Star x (Gloire de Rome x Impeccable)... Blooming Habit: Continuous... Bloom Size: Medium. Average open size 4" to 4-1/2"... No. of Petals: 30 to 35... Fragrance: Slight, not sweet or spicy... Lastingness: On the plant, very long. As cut flower, very long...