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Rose de Rescht X Tradescant. Bred by Paul Barden, 2001.

I have found working with 'Rose de Rescht' to be less than satisfactory in terms of its ability to produce viable seeds. However, I did get this one worthwhile seedling when crossing it with Austin's 'Tradescant'. The color of this rose is very similar to 'Reine de Violettes' with its soft, muted violet hues. The growth habit of the plant is very similar to 'Rose de Rescht', but a bit taller. It repeats all through the season and has some nice scent as well. The jury is out as far as its real merit is concerned; I want to grow this a few more years to see if it has any value. Stay tuned!

ARS merit rating: N.A.
Personal merit rating: undecided.
Hardiness: USDA zones 5 to 8, but still under evaluation.
Shrub size: 3 to 4 feet tall X 3 feet wide.
Fragrance: 3.0 Fairly intense Damask fragrance.

Blanc de Vibert Marbrée seedling #5
Botzaris Marbrée X The Prince, 2002
Comte de Chambord Mme Hardy (Felicité Hardy)
Crested Damask Marie Louise
Hebe's Lip Portland from Glendora
Indigo R. damascena bifera (Autumn Damask)
Jacques Cartier R. damascena semperflorens
La Ville de Bruxelles Rose de Rescht
Marbrée Rose de Rescht X Tradescant
Marbrée seedling #1 Rose du Roi
Marbrée seedling #2 Stanwell Perpetual
Marbrée seedling #4

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