'Emperor of Morocco' rose Description
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Red, purple shading, ages to dark red . Strong fragrance. 40 to 50 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, expanded , quartered, scalloped bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Armed with thorns / prickles. 3 to 7 leaflets.
Height: 3' to 7' (90 to 215cm). Width: up to 3' (up to 90cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer. Plant in partial shade for best color. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot , susceptible to Mildew.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Member petera says that the rose circulating as 'Empereur du Maroc' in Australia appears to be the once-flowering, David Austin rose Chianti.