Rosa ‘Nuit d’orient’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea


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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

Parentage :

Seedling × ‘Purple Splendour’

Awards :

1999 - Rosexpo Montreal : Best Mauve Rose


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