"La Isla Bonita rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cà Berta
Discovered by Cà Berta
(Italy, before 2015).
Found Rose, Hybrid China.
Purple, crimson center. 220 to 260 petals. Average diameter 2.25". Medium, very full (41+ petals), quartered bloom form.
Seems similar to the description of ‘Provins a fleur pourpre violet’
Seems similar to "Ruth's Steeple Rose", and "Brooks Gallica"
Seems different to 'Frederic II de Prusse' and 'Red Runaround'
BLOOM: Colour: Crimson center, purple outer. Not marbled. Opening flat, then convex. 5-6cm. Styles 60 to 100
Petals 220 – 260.
SEPALS sometimes foliate
RECEPTACLE: Glandular or smooth?
STIPULE: Red center, edges pedicellate glandular, tips divergent.
CANES: glands and small thorns
PRICKLES : small, slightly pointing downwards
LEAVES: Young look china (new growth red?), older look gallica