'Purple Tiger' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.Registration name: JACpurrExhibition name:
Purple, mauve streaks, white flecks. Strong fragrance. 40 petals. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of up to 30" (up to 75 cm). Width of up to 22" (up to 55 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 11. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot . 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).