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'Lila Vidri' rose Description
'Lila Vidri' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
18 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda, Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Lila Vidri
Exhibition name: Lila Vidri
Origin:
Bred by Simon (Simó) Dot (Spain, 1958).
Class:
Floribunda, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Mauve or purple blend.  Strong, citrus fragrance.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 3' (90 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
Growing:
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.  
Notes:
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...
 
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