Rosa ‘Super Star, Cl.’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Modern Shrub Rose

 

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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza

 

 

English translation by Peter Thompson

 

 

 

Hybrid Tea which appeared in the USA in 1971 as a sport of ‘Super Star’, known also as ‘Tropicana’ ( TANorstar ), created in Germany in 1960 by Mathis Tantau.

Harmonious flowers, with 30-35 petals in vermillion red, very perfumed.

Variety denomination : TANgosar, TANgostar

Parentage :

Sport of ‘Tropicana’ ( TANorstar )

Parentage of ’Tropicana’ :

Seedling 5135 (Tantau) × Seedling (Pollen parent of ’Super Star’)

Awards ( ‘Tropicana’ ) :

1960 - Bagatelle ( Paris ) : Médaille d’Or

1960 - Royal National Rose Society : Gold Medal

1960 - Royal National Rose Society : President’s International Trophy

1961 - The Hague Gold Medal

1961 - Portland Rose Trials : Gold Medal

1963 - All-America Rose Selection

1967 - American Rose Society : National Certificate

1999 - Columbiana Rose Society : Princess of Show

1999 - District-Yankee : King of Show

1999 - Huronia Rose Society : Best Hybrid Tea

1999 - Warren Rose Society : Queen of Show

2000 - Fox River Valley Rose Society : Court of Show / Honor

2000 - Maine Rose Society : Princess of Show

2000 - Pikes Peak Rose Society : Court of Show / Honor

 

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