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'Danaë' rose Description
'Danaë (Hybrid Musk, Pemberton 1913)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Kseniya K
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
38 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Light yellow Hybrid Musk.
Origin:
Bred by Rev. Joseph Hardwick Pemberton (United Kingdom, 1913).
Introduced in Australia by H. Kemp in 1915 as 'Danaë'.
Class:
Hybrid Musk, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Light yellow, ages to white .  Strong fragrance.  Average diameter 2.25".  Medium, very double, cluster-flowered bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Climbing.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  

Height: 5' to 6' (150 to 185cm).  Width: 4' (120cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 10b.  Can be trained as a climber.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew.  
Patents:
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Ploidy:
Diploid
Notes:
Refer Comments for more on the pollen parent. 'Madame Chédane-Guinoisseau' has been suggested.
According to Greek mythology, Danaë, daughter of King Acrisios of Argos and Queen Eurydice, was seduced by Zeus in the form of a "Golden Rain" and became the mother of the hero Perseus.
 
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