'Brindabella Purple Prince' rose Description
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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.
Height of 47" (120 cm). Width of 39" (100 cm).
Disease susceptibility: blackspot resistant, mildew resistant.
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.
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.