Grande Dame™

Here's a clean mean flowering machine whose big bountiful beauties reek with old rose romance, style & fragrance. Each lovely blossom invites you to bury your nose…to swoon from the perfume of the 'old time' roses of your dreams. A big vigorous 'shrubby' bush whose nodding clusters, abundant deep-green leaves & low-thorned cutting stems provide a perfect touch to a landscape or bouquet. A modern antique for all climates. A modern antique for all climates.

General Information

  • Class Hybrid Tea
  • Cultivar cv. WEKmerewby
  • Patent Pat.#23,476
  • Plant Habit Medium-tall
  • Growth Habit Upright to somewhat spreading, bushy
  • Plant Height 5¼' to 5' 11"
  • Stem Length Medium-long
  • Foliage Color Rich glossy green
  • Disease Resistance Very good
  • Flower Color Super-saturated rose pink
  • Bud Form Pointed, full & fat
  • Flower Size Very large, up to 6 inches in diameter
  • Flower Form Very full & old fashioned, in nodding clusters
  • Petal Count Over 40
  • Parentage Meredith x Wild Blue Yonder
  • Hybridizer Tom Carruth
  • Intro Year 2011
  • Introduced By Weeks Roses
  • Fragrant List Fragrant