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'Magenta' rose References
Website/Catalog  (2000)  Page(s) 123.  
Floribunda, Magenta, Kordes R., 1954
Book  (Dec 1998)  Page(s) 387.  Includes photo(s).
Book  (Dec 1998)  Page(s) 387.  
Magenta ('Kordes' Magenta') Large-flowered/Hybrid Tea. Description... the most unusual flowers of rosy lavender with overtones of brown... they fade to a slate-mauve color... 'Magenta' seems to prefer cool climates; the old wood can burn in summer in hot climates if exposed to the sun...
Book  (Sep 1993)  Page(s) 268.  Includes photo(s).
Magenta ('Kordes Magenta') Cluster-flowered. Wilhelm Kordes 1954. Description... Old Garden Rose form, between pink and mauve. Parentage: unnamed seedling x 'Lavender Pinocchio'
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 347.  
Magenta Hybrid Tea, rosy magenta to soft deep mauve, 1954, ('Kordes' Magenta'); Yellow Floribunda x 'Lavender Pinocchio'; Kordes. Description.
Book  (Feb 1993)  Page(s) 269.  Includes photo(s).
Book  (Feb 1993)  Page(s) 269.  
Magenta ('Kordes' Magenta') Modern shrub. Parentage: Yellow floribunda seedling x 'Lavender Pinocchio'. Germany 1954. Description and cultivation... Branches are weighed down by the large clusters of full and double flowers which are purple through to pink, and are very fragrant...
Book  (1993)  Page(s) 167.  
('Magenta', 'Kordes' Magenta') Very showy plant, somewhere between a Floribunda and a Hybrid Tea. Kordes (Germany) 1954. (Seedling x 'Lavender Pinocchio') Flowers throughout summer. Height: 120 cm (4 ft.) Good scent.
Book  (1993)  Page(s) 167.  Includes photo(s).
Book  (1988)  Page(s) 83.  
The colour is one of those mauvish pinks that alters according to light and season, and 'magenta' is a good description, allowing for some ambiguity… [susceptible to] blackspot. Description.
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