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'Miss Congeniality' rose Description
'Miss Congeniality' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Stan V (Bearrose54)
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White, near white or white blend Grandiflora.
Registration name: WEKpurmebep
Exhibition name: Miss Congeniality
Bred by Christian Bédard (United States, before 2012).
Introduced in United States by Breck's Bulbs in 2015 as 'Miss Congeniality'.
Cream, pink edges.  Moderate, spice fragrance.  20 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 3.75".  Large, very double, borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, high-centered to cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Upright.  Glossy, medium green foliage.  3 to 9 leaflets.  

Height: 4¼' to 5¾' (130 to 175cm).  Width: 47" to 4'11" (120 to 150cm).
USDA zone 4b through 10a.  
United States - Patent No: PP 28,720  on  5 Dec 2017   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 14/757,088  on  16 Nov 2015
Inventors: Bedard; Christian (Placentia, CA)
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Grandiflora Rose. It has a non-disseminated seedling of my creation as its seed parent with the following genetic origin {[(International Herald Tribune×Rosa soulieana derivative)×(Sweet Chariot×Blue Nile)]×(Blueberry Hill×Stephen's Big Purple)} and a non-disseminated seedling of my creation as its pollen parent with the following genetic origin (Meredith×Betty Boop).
...The branches used for the photograph came from 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Pomona, Calif. in the month of November.