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'Twilight Tryst ™' rose Description
'Twilight Tryst ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Mel Hulse
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HMF Ratings:
14 favorite votes.  
Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Virtryst
Exhibition name: Twilight Tryst ™
Bred by M.S. Viraraghavan (India, 2006).
Introduced in United States by Roses Unlimited in 2007 as 'Twilight Tryst'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Mauve or purple blend.  Flowers mauve, rich purple upper.  Strong fragrance.  Average diameter 5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, bushy.  Large, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  

Height: up to 4' (up to 120cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for garden or landscape.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  
Breeder's notes:
If secrets, especially romantic ones, are to be shared at twilight time, it is mandatory to have a tryst. The word conjures up whispers and blushes, soft words and perfume in the air. And this rose is intoxicatingly fragrant – - added to the dark purple and magenta flowers, it makes for a heady combination , perhaps leading some romantic souls to make more promises than intended!
With our continuing penchant for alliteration, we called this rose ‘Twilight Tryst’
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Registration information that is single petaled is incorrect.
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