Family : Rosaceae
Class : Hybrid Tea
Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza
English translation by Peter Thompson
Created in New Zealand in 1985 by Stephens, it is instantly notable by its intense perfume.
Corollas with 35-70 petals, purple/mauve in colour.
Dislikes cold conditions, but very resistant to diseases.
Variety denomination : STEbigpu
Seedling × ‘Purple Splendour’
1999 - Rosexpo Montreal : Best Mauve Rose