'Lupo ®' rose Description
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Deep pink Miniature.
Exhibition name: Lupo ®
Miniature, Patio, Shrub. Vigorosa® Collection.
Purple to carmine-red, white center. [Pink blend.]. Deep purple to carmine red with white eye. None / no fragrance. 5 petals. Average diameter 1.25". Large, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, flat to cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed, ovoid buds.
Bushy, compact, dense, upright. Small, semi-glossy, leathery foliage. 7 leaflets.
Height of up to 20" (up to 50 cm). Width of up to 16" (up to 40 cm).
USDA zone 5a through 9b. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden. Produces decorative hips. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.
United States - Patent No: PP 19,746 on 17 Feb 2009 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/893,515 on 15 Aug 2007
The new variety of rose plant of the present invention originated from a controlled crossing in a breeding program of two distinct parents during the summer of 1995. The seed parent was the result of a crossing of an `un-named seedling` and `KORlima`, a non-patented rose variety. The pollen parent was the result of crossing `KORmarie`, a non-patented rose variety and the offspring of an `un-named seedling` crossed with `KORgosa`, a non-patented rose variety.
Dedicated in Laupheim where there is an annual Rose market.
[Blooms in trusses
Hips persist through winter]