'Magna Charta' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Susan Murphy
Medium pink Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Magna Charta
Exhibition name: Magna Charta
Pink, carmine-pink shading. Moderate, damask fragrance. Very large, full (26-40 petals), cupped, globular bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 4' to 10' (120 to 305 cm).
USDA zone 4a and warmer. Vigorous. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot , susceptible to Mildew.
Joyce Demits at Tanglewood Farms says Magna Charta has very large layered blooms of light crimson.
The claim that it is the pink sport of 'Mme. Gabriel Luizet' is not supported by literature.