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'Danse du Feu' rose Description
'Danse du Feu' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Arina Tcherem's Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
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ARS:
Orange or orange-red Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: Danse du Feu
Exhibition name: Spectacular
Origin:
Bred by Charles Mallerin (France, before 1951).
Introduced in France by EFR (Editions Francaises des Roses) in 1953 as 'Danse du Feu'.
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1956 as 'Spectacular'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1959 as 'Danse du Feu'.
Class:
Climber, Floribunda, Cl., Large-Flowered Climber.  
Bloom:
Scarlet.  Orange-scarlet, vermilion. Scarlet, ageing to crimson-purple.  Mild to strong fragrance.  23 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, full (26-40 petals), in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Armed with thorns / prickles, climbing.  Glossy, bronze-green foliage.  
Height of 7' to 12' (215 to 365 cm).  Width of 6½' to 8' (200 to 245 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Shade tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 1,416  on  30 Aug 1955   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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