Melody Parfume

Mauve or mauve blend Grandiflora.
Registration name: DORient
Exhibition name: Melody Parfumée ™

Bred by Francois Dorieux II (….-2015) (France, 1992).
Introduced in France by Establissement Renoard in 1995 as ‘Melody Parfumée’.
Introduced in United States by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. in 1999 as ‘Melody Parfumée’.

Mauve or purple blend, lighter reverse. [Mauve or purple blend.].  Flowers dark lavender-plum with lighter reverse.  Strong, damask, old rose fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 4.5″.  Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, upright.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 4′ to 5′ (120 to 150 cm).

Dioressence® × Stephens’ Big Purple (Hybrid Tea, Stephens, 1985)

Ludwigs Roses says this rose was chosen by the Natal Rose Society for release during the 2000 National Rose Convention in Durban.