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'Desmond Tutu Sunbelt ®' rose Description
'Jugendliebe ®' rose photo
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Medium red Shrub.
Exhibition name: Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Bred by Tim Hermann Kordes (Germany, 2000).
Introduced in South Africa by Ludwig's Roses in 2008 as 'Archbishop Desmond Tutu'.
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 2010 as 'Jugendliebe'.
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses in 2015 as 'Gallipoli Centenary Rose'.
Introduced in United States by Newflora™ LLC in 2015 as 'Desmond Tutu'.
Floribunda, Shrub.  
Dark red.  Mild fragrance.  42 to 48 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Bushy, compact, upright.  
Height of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).  Width of up to 30" (up to 75 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
United States - Patent No: PP 22,828  on  3 Jul 2012   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/925,540  on  14 Oct 2010
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 2000. The crossing was between an unnamed seedling from the same breeder, and another unnamed seedling.
Re-Christened on May 22, 2010 on Gut Langerwisch, Germany by Ute Freudenberg, who sang the song "Jugendliebe" (Youth love) in 1979.