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'Intrigue' rose Description
'Intrigue (floribunda, Warriner 1982)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Suzanne
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
JACum
HMF Ratings:
76 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.
Registration name: JACum
Origin:
Bred by William A. Warriner (United States, before 1981).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1982 as 'Intrigue'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Mauve.  Flowers reddish-purple.  Strong fragrance.  20 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Large, double (17-25 petals), in small clusters, ruffled bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, compact, upright, well-branched.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  5 leaflets.  
Height of 30" to 5' (75 to 150 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 5,002  on  22 Mar 1983   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/299,980  on  8 Sep 1981
Notes:
Also available as a 24" Patio Tree Rose from Jackson & Perkins in 1999.