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'Dark Night' rose Description
'Black Gold (hybrid tea, Meilland before 2008)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of JDR-ID159686
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Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: MEIrysett
Exhibition name: Garden Director Bartje Miller
Bred by Alain Meilland (1940-....) (France, before 2008). Bred by Meilland International (France, 2008).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Garden Centers Inc. in 2010 as 'Garden Director Bartje Miller'.
Introduced in United States by Star Roses & Plants (California) in 2012 as 'Garden Director Bartje Miller'.
Introduced in Australia by Corporate Roses Pty. Ltd. in 2013 as 'The RSL Rose'.
Introduced in United States by Witherspoon Rose Culture in 2018 as 'Dark Knight'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Dark red, light yellow reverse. .  Flowers dark velvety red, finished black-red, reverse light cream yellow.  None to mild fragrance.  27 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, exhibition, high-centered bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Medium, bushy.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: 4' to 6' (120 to 185cm).  
Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, exhibition or garden.  
United States - Patent No: PP 21,071  on  22 Jun 2010   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/314,186  on  5 Dec 2008