'Fragrant Plum' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
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Mauve or mauve blend Grandiflora.Registration name: AROplumi
Mauve or purple blend. Strong, fruity fragrance. 20 to 25 petals. Medium to large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 7b through 10b. 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) .
The parentage given was found on Jack Christensen's web site. He says this rose is a richly fragrant lavender with deeper edging...