Electron- My Red Irish Rose

I wasn't sure about this rose when I bought it - But it has been a fairly steady bloomer- and although it does not cut well- but it adds such beautiful crimsons to the garden. evidently it was named as a promotion for an electric power utility!?!
Name: Electron
Synonym: Mullard Jubilee
Class: Modern large flowered Hybrid Tea Rose
Hybridizer/Date: McGredy, Northern Ireland 1970
Parentage: Paddy McGredy x Prima Ballerina
Awards: Royal National Rose Society Gold Medal 1969, The Hague Gold Medal and Golden Rose Of The Hague 1970, Belfast Gold Medal 1972, Portland Gold Medal 1973, All America Rose Selection 1973
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