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'Party Hardy' rose Description
'Party Hardy (HKor, Bedard 2009)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Galina Skornyakova
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
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Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Pink blend Hybrid Kordesii.
Registration name: DARcanard
Exhibition name: Nouvelle France
Origin:
Discovered by Christian B├ędard (United States, before 2006).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2009 as 'Nouvelle France'.
Class:
Hybrid Kordesii.  
Bloom:
Deep pink, lighter reverse.  None to mild fragrance.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Tall, climbing, spreading.  Large, glossy, dark green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: 6' (185cm).  
Growing:
Can be used for garden.  Very hardy.  very vigorous.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 21,449  on  9 Nov 2010   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/587,965  on  14 Oct 2009
Inventors: Bedard; Christian (Brea, CA)
Assignee: Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. (Pomona, CA)
The new variety comes from an open pollination of the seed parent known as `AC Marie-Victorin` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 11,650)....description is of 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Pomona, Calif. in the month of September.
Notes:
Weeks Roses website announces the parentage as 'Marie Victorin' OP.