'Dad's Day' rose Description
Photo courtesy of cjp3
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Dark red. Flowers deep velvet red, reverse same. None to mild, spice, tea fragrance. 18 to 28 petals. Average diameter 3.75". Large, double (17-25 petals), very double, borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, high-centered to cupped, ruffled bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed, ovoid buds.
Tall, upright. Large, matte, dark green foliage. 3 to 7 leaflets.
Height of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm). Width of 4' 11" to 6¼' (150 to 190 cm).
Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.
United States - Patent No: PP 24,728 on 5 Aug 2014 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/694,322 on 19 Nov 2012
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Floribunda Rose. It has as its seed parent the variety known as ‘WEKsanpoly’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 13,513) and as its pollen parent the variety known as ‘KORbeteilich’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 12,001)....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.