'Rooibos Rose' Description
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
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Hybrid Tea, Shrub. (Series: Couture Collection)
Dark red, darker outer petals. Intense deep red, developing to black.. None to mild fragrance. Full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, fluted petals, formal bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy, compact, rounded. Medium, matte, medium green foliage.
Height: 47" (120cm). Width: 47" (120cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Very hardy. heat tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
Australia - Patent No: AU4032P on 21 Jun 2010
Application No: 2008/197 on 27 Jun 2008 VIEW PBR PATENT
In 1997 Seed parent ‘Koreipark’ was crossed with pollen parent ‘Adharman’. The resultant seeds were harvested and sown in Jan 1998 ....In 1999 plant number was multiplied to 99, and so forth until numbers sufficient for commercial release in 2005 in France. Observations made over this period showed that ‘Delchifrou’ was genetically stable. No offtypes detected in May 1992.
First sold in France March 2005.
European Union - Patent on 2005
France - Application on 2004
Dedicated to Barbara (June 9, 1930 - November 24, 1997), French singer, on June 6, 2006 at Roseraie l'Hay.
No. 111 in the 2002 Monza Competition (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)
Source: Dancing In The Dark