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'Madame Violet' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Madame Violet
Bred by Kikuo Teranishi (Japan, 1981).
Introduced in Japan by Itami Rose Nursery in 1985 as 'Madame Violet'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Mauve or purple blend.  Mild fragrance.  Average diameter 4".  Large, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Few or no prickles/thorns.  

Height: 5'7" to 6'7" (170 to 200cm).  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
United States - Patent No: PP 6,315  on  4 Oct 1988   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/928,895  on  10 Nov 1986
Abstract: A vigorous rose plant of the hybrid tea class obtained as a seedling from a seed parent entitled "Lady X" and a pollen parent entitled "Sterling Silver" provide abundant long-lasting delicate violet blooms which maintain their true color from bud through leaf drop, on a continuous basis when grown in a greenhouse.
Jerry Strahle of Carlton Rose Nurseries describes this rose as light lilac with a slight pink tint...
Variations in parentage, see References.