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'Aphrodite ®' rose Description
'Aphrodite ® (shrub, Evers/Tantau, 2000/06)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rosaplant
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Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.
Bred by Hans Jürgen Evers (1940-2007) (Germany, 2000).
Introduced in Germany by Rosen-Tantau/Tantau Roses in 2006 as 'Aphrodite'.
Introduced in United Kingdom by Apuldram Roses in 2007 as 'Aphrodite'.
Introduced in France by Roseraies Orard in 2011 as 'Laurette Fugain'.
Hybrid Tea, Shrub.  
Light pink, amber shading.  Mild, spice fragrance.  Average diameter 4.25".  Large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long buds.  
Bushy, few or no prickles/thorns.  Large, glossy, medium green, leathery foliage.  

Height: 2' to 32" (60 to 80cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders or cut flower.  
Germany - Patent No: tm  on  13 Apr 1987
Application  on  19 Sep 1986
International Registration IR511407 on April 23, 1987
Trademark protection prolonged May 23, 1997 and August 12, 2006. Trademark cancelled on May 29, 2017.
Italy - Patent No: tm 511 407
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Dedicated on June 2, 2011 to the Association Laurette Fugain against Leucamia. Laurette Fugain, daughter of French singer Michel Fugain and Stéphane Fugain died of leucamia in 2002 at the age of 23.
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