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'Magenta Flamingo' rose Description
'Magenta Flamingo' rose photo
Photo courtesy of styrax
Availability:
Breeding stock only
Synonyms:
Origin:
Bred by Jakub Goclon (United States, 2015).
Class:
Hybrid Rugosa, Species Cross.  
Bloom:
Vivid red-pink.  Moderate, centifolia, old rose fragrance.  up to 5 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium to large, single (4-8 petals), in small clusters, flat bloom form.  Moderate, spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.  Medium, long sepals buds.  
Habit:
Tall, arching, armed with thorns / prickles, bristly , lax.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green, edged purple-red, fragrant, leathery, maroon highlights , wrinkled (rugose) foliage.  

Height: up to 8' (up to 245cm).  
Growing:
Very vigorous.  flowers drop off cleanly.  prefers full sun.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, very blackspot resistant., very mildew resistant.  Do not spray.  Needs little care; relatively disease-free and quite hardy.  This rose blooms on old wood.  
Breeder's notes:
This seedling's blooms looks very much like 'Flamingo' (1956) but with a different color scheme

The other seedling, Ja1-10-5, had the same foliage, especially leaflet shape, but with much less pigment and more thorns. Also, the foliage has a strong grey cast! (R. blanda seedling, culled)

Does, on occasion, set hips (vase-like shape, does not turn fully red)
Patents:
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Parentage:
Notes:
From OP seeds of Paul Geurts' tetraploid rugosa.

Per Paul, possible seed parents:
There were probably 20 plants growing within 15’ of it, but not all of them bloomed last year. Here is a list of the ones that bloomed for sure. Commander Gillette, a (Prairie Peace OP) and a (William Booth x Carefree Sunshine) were growing 3’ to 4’ from it with John Cabot, (Ross Rambler #1 OP) and R.blanda about 6’ to 8’ away. While Goldbusch, (Hot Wonder x William Baffin), (Marie Pavie x R.blanda) and (Showy Pavement x R.blanda) were 10’ to 15’ away.
 
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