|Leader of the Pack
|This nine true petalled rose
red flower with a darker rose red eye and consistently wide lighter,
loosely ruffled edges add to the overall beauty of this cultivar, one
of my favorite doubles. It has all six stamens intact and is
consistently hose in hose - I have never seen it perform otherwise.
'Merlot Rouge' × ('Wayne Johnson' ×
'Renaissance') - M,
Re, 22 buds, 4 way branching.
Photo credit: John Peat