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'Brindabella Purple Prince' rose Description
'GRAppl' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
Origin:
Bred by Sylvia E. & John C. Gray (Australia, 2011).
Introduced in Australia by Brindabella Country Gardens Nursery in 2014 as 'Brindabella Pride'.
Introduced in United States by Sun-Fire Nurseries in 2018 as 'Brindabella Purple Prince'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Purple.  Strong, rose fragrance.  22 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, double (17-25 petals), in small clusters, high-centered, rounded bloom form.  Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Height of 47" (120 cm).  Width of 39" (100 cm).
Growing:
Disease susceptibility: blackspot resistant, mildew resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 26,364  on  2 Feb 2016   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 14/120,562  on  2 Jun 2014
The new cultivar is the result of a planned breeder program, conducted by the inventors, John Gray and Sylvia Gray, citizens of Australia. The new variety resulted from the crossing of a proprietary, unpatented, unnamed seedling with the pollen parent Rosa `GRAsuper` U.S. Plant Pat. No. 23,175. The crossing was made Dec. 12, 2011. The discovery was made Mar. 12, 2012.
Notes:
Source: Brindabella Purple Prince

The parentage in the U.S. Patent is different to that quoted by the breeder. It may be:
[‘Old Port’ Mackati’ x ‘Deep Secret’] x ‘Brindabella Pink Bouquet’ GRAsuper.