'Summer Romance ®' rose Description
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Medium pink Floribunda.
Exhibition name: Summer Romance ®
Floribunda. Parfuma® Collection.
Rose-pink. Strong, anise, apple, citrus, fruity, rose, spice fragrance. up to 75 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), expanded , old-fashioned, quartered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed, ovoid buds.
Bushy, upright. Semi-glossy, dark green, leathery foliage. 7 leaflets.
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm). Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
Disease susceptibility: very blackspot resistant., susceptible to Mildew.
European Union - Application No: 2013/2210 on 22 Aug 2013
United States - Patent No: PP 25,993 on 20 Oct 2015 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/998,459 on 1 Nov 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 2003. The crossing was between an un-named seedling, the seed parent, and another un-named seedling, the pollen parent by the same inventor.
Christened June 8, 2013 in Dolna Krupá, Slovakia in honour of Countess Marie Henriette Chotek, on occasion of her 150th year of birth. The patent states "bred from two un named seedlings".