'Violette Parfumée ®' rose Description
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Dark purple, lavender shading. Dark lavender-plum with lighter reverse. Strong, clove, damask, lemon, old rose fragrance. 25 to 30 petals. Average diameter 4.5". Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, upright. Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height: 4' to 5' (120 to 150cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot , mildew resistant, rust resistant. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
United States - Patent No: PP 11,014 on 27 Jul 1999 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/032,710 on 27 Feb 1998
Ludwigs Roses says this rose was chosen by the Natal Rose Society for release during the 2000 National Rose Convention in Durban.