'Le Petit Prince' rose Description
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Floribunda, Hybrid Tea. (Series: Grand Parfums Collection)
Mauve, pink shading.. Strong, anise, citrus, rose fragrance. 28 to 40 petals. Average diameter 4.25". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped, globular, old-fashioned bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Ovoid buds.
Glossy, medium green foliage. 3 to 5 leaflets.
Height: 4'11" to 6'7" (150 to 200cm).
United States - Patent on 23 Nov 2010
Application No: 12/453,139 on 30 Apr 2009
Inventors: Delbard; Arnaud (Commentry, FR)
The new Rosa hybrida Hybrid Tea rose plant was created by artificial pollination carried out during 1998 in a greenhouse at Hyeres, France, wherein two parents were crossed which previously had been studied in the hope that they would contribute the desired characteristics. The female parent (i.e., the seed parent) was the `Delge` variety (non-patented in the United States). The male parent (i.e., the pollen parent) was the `Adharman` variety (non-patented in the United States)
Christened June 6, 2008 in honour of the Association Petits Princes, which realizes the dreams of gravely ill children