'Dusky Maiden' rose Description
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Dark red Floribunda.
Registration name: Dusky Maiden (Floribunda, Grice, 1947)
Crimson - scarlet, yellow stamens. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 3". Medium, single (4-8 petals), in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Upright. Dark green foliage.
Height: up to 2' (up to 60cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders or garden.
United States - Patent No: PP 2,210 on 8 Jan 1963 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Parentage shown in patent application:
Seed Parent: Else Poulsen
Pollen Parent: Daily Mail Scented Rose x Etoile de Hollande
The parentage widely cited in References has the seed and pollen parents reversed from those shown in the U.S. Patent Application, which is the parentage shown here.