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'Plum Perfect ™' rose Description
'Plum Perfect ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rosecandy
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
20 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.
Exhibition name: Vodacom
Origin:
Bred by Tim Hermann Kordes (Germany, 1997).
Introduced in United States by Newflora™ LLC as 'Plum Perfect'.
Introduced in South Africa by Ludwig's Roses in 2008 as 'Vodacom'.
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses Pty Ltd in 2012 as 'Thank You Rose'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Lavender. .  Mild to strong fragrance.  75 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, flat, reflexed, ruffled bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Habit:
Short, bushy, upright.  Medium, glossy, medium green, leathery foliage.  
Height of up to 47" (up to 120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 9b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 22,691  on  1 May 2012   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/925,197  on  15 Oct 2010
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 1997. The crossing was between an `un-named seedling` and an `un-named seedling`.
Notes:
Sold 2016/17 in Switzerland and Germany as 'Glendora'.