'Lila Vidri' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda, Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Lila Vidri
Exhibition name: Lila Vidri
Mauve or purple blend. Strong, citrus fragrance. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 3' (90 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.
The rose sold under the name LEILA VERDE is probably 'Lila Vidri' by Simon Dot. The name is listed as a synonym of 'Lila Vidri' by Modern Roses 12.
Arena Roses says this rose came to them from a collector on the east coast who had brought it in from Europe many years before...