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'Birthday Boy' rose Description
'Senteur Royale ® (hybrid tea, Tantau 2004)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of leander
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
29 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
Hybrid Tea.
Origin:
Bred by Hans Jürgen Evers (1940-2007) (Germany, 2002).
Introduced in Germany by Rosen-Tantau/Tantau Roses in 2002 as 'Senteur Royale'.
Introduced in United Kingdom by Apuldram Roses in 2004 as 'Birthday Boy'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Lilac - purple.  Strong fragrance.  Large, very double bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Glossy foliage.  
Height of 2' (60 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Parentage:
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Notes:
From the Apuldram web site:

A wonderful new addition to Apuldram Roses and launched by us at Hampton Court this year. Birthday Boy has large full blooms of lilac purple with the most powerful perfume, flowers are produced both singly and in clusters on good strong stems. It has excellent resistance to disease and produces blooms in abundance from early in the season until the first frost. The foliage is glossy and light green. It also makes a super rose for bedding, cutting and can be grown in a container.
 
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