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'Twilight Zone' rose Description
'Twilight Zone (grandiflora, Carruth 2011)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of FuzzyBee
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Mauve or mauve blend Grandiflora.
Registration name: Wekebtidere
Exhibition name: Twilight Zone
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, before 2009).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2012 as 'Twilight Zone'.
Dark purple.  Strong, citrus, spice fragrance.  80 to 96 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Rounded buds.  
Medium, bushy, upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  3 to 5 leaflets.  
Height of 33" to 41" (85 to 105 cm).  Width of 33" to 41" (85 to 105 cm).
Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  
United States - Patent No: PP 24,725  on  5 Aug 2014   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/694,321  on  19 Nov 2012
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Grandiflora Rose. It has as its seed parent the variety known as `WEKsmopur` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 18,850) and as its pollen parent the variety known as `WEKrorobluni` (not patented). ...The branches used for the photograph came from 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Pomona, Calif. in the month of October.