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■(TB) 'Melana Rosa'

2000, Miller

'Melana Rosa' (David Miller, R. 1999). Seedling# 93-8D. TB, 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Violet purple (RHS 77A) self; beards burnt orange; slight musky fragrance. 'Ever Anew' X 'Ignition'. Long's Gardens 2000.

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From AIS Bulletin #317 April 2000 Introducing MELANA ROSA (David Miller) TB 36" ML. Not quite a black with a red beard, but it is close. Melana is a DARK reddish toned violet purple (RHS 77A) with burnt orange beards. Very nicely branched with 8 buds. Ever Anew X Ignition. $35.00. Long's Gardens.
 

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MELANA_ROSA_(D._Miller_2000)_(2).JPGJPG MELANA_ROSA_(D._Miller_2000)_(2).JPG manage 493 K 14 Aug 2016 - 21:25 PerryDyer  
MelanaRosa01.jpgjpg MelanaRosa01.jpg manage 40 K 25 Sep 2014 - 21:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
MelanaRosa_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg MelanaRosa_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 68 K 06 Nov 2010 - 22:04 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
MelanaRosa_by_JanLauritzen_3.jpgjpg MelanaRosa_by_JanLauritzen_3.jpg manage 79 K 08 Feb 2012 - 07:02 Main.janlauritzen taken at the AIS Portland National in 2006
Melana_Rosa_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpgjpg Melana_Rosa_by_JanLauritzen_2.jpg manage 63 K 08 Nov 2010 - 08:17 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2005 National in St. Louis, MO
TbMelanaRosa13SC.jpgjpg TbMelanaRosa13SC.jpg manage 95 K 09 Mar 2014 - 14:56 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Stoney Creek Iris Garden
melanarosaSM.jpgjpg melanarosaSM.jpg manage 67 K 10 Feb 2011 - 12:51 Main.avmoran  
Topic revision: r14 - 27 Jan 2019, Betsy881
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