'La Belle Ferronière' rose Description
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Floribunda. (Series: Parfuma® Collection)
Blush, cream shading. Strong, apricot or peach, citrus, fruity fragrance. up to 75 petals. Average diameter 2.5". Medium, very full (41+ petals), cupped, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed, ovoid buds.
Arching. Semi-glossy, medium green foliage. 5 leaflets.
Height: 31" to 47" (80 to 120cm). Width: 20" to 32" (50 to 80cm).
United States - Patent No: PP 25,688 on 14 Jul 2015 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/987,442 on 24 Jul 2013
The new variety of rose plant of the present invention originated from a controlled crossing in a breeding program of two distinct parents during the summer of 1998. The crossing was between an ‘un-named seedling’, the seed parent, and another ‘un-named seedling’, the pollen parent by the same inventor.
Maria Constanze Caecilia Jospha Johanna Aloisia Weber (January 5, 1762 Zell im Wiesnthal - March 6, 1842 Salzburg), Austrian soprano, cousin of composer Carl Maria von Weberm married composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart om August 4, 1782. After Mozart's early death in 1791, she married Danish diplomat Georg Nikolaus Nissen in 1809.