A landmark rose that still hypnotizes people with a powerful rich rose fragrance and velvety red petals. the large full shapely flowers are proudly held atop straight stems clothed with dark matte-green leaves. Vigorous and at its happiest in hot temperatures.
Dark red. Strong fragrance. 45 to 50 petals. Average diameter 5″. Very large, full (26-40 petals), exhibition, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Compact. Semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 30″ to 6′ (75 to 185 cm). Width of 2′ to 4′ (60 to 120 cm).
Hybridizer: Dr. Walter E. Lammerts (UnitedStates, 1952)