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'Hommage à Barbara ®' rose Description
'Heinz Winkler' rose photo
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Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Bred by Georges Delbard (1905-1999) (France, 1997). Bred by Henri Delbard (France, 1997).
Introduced in United States by Heirloom Roses, Inc. (USA) as 'Dancing In The Dark'.
Introduced in France by Delbard/Georges Delbard SA in 2004 as 'Hommage à Barbara'.
Introduced in Australia by Delbard (Australia) in 2009 as 'Hommage à Barbara'.
Introduced in United States by Certified Roses in 2018 as 'Dancing In The Dark'.
Hybrid Tea, Shrub.  Couture Collection.  
Dark red, darker outer petals.  Intense deep red, developing to black..  None to mild fragrance.  Full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, fluted petals, formal bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Bushy, compact, rounded.  Medium, matte, medium green foliage.  
Height of 47" (120 cm).  Width of 47" (120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Very hardy.  heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Australia - Application No: 2008/197  on  2008   VIEW PBR PATENT
Dedicated to Barbara (June 9, 1930 - November 24, 1997), French singer, on June 6, 2006 at Roseraie l'Hay.
No. 111 in the 2002 Monza Competition (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)

Source: Dancing In The Dark