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'Atropurpurea' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 111-824
most recent 29 JUN 18 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 29 JUN 18 by Les Racines du Vent
The one in L'Haÿ-les-Roses is (most probably) Cibles.
The references say "quite full" in 1907 and "single flowered" in 1910, and even though it is not the closest to variety release date, I would somehow trust more the 1910 reference of a single flowered variety for it comes from the brother of the breeder himself, hence, I would believe, quite well placed to know the true one.
On the other hand, if damascena was used as the pollen parent, it is quite surprising that it would create a single flowered clone, but maybe that's why Paul selected it....
Did anyone see the plant in Sangerhausen bloom and could give insight on wether it is the true one or a doubtful one?
Thanks!
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