'Midnight Blue ™' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Shrub.Registration name: WEKfabpurExhibition name:
Midnight Blue ™
Purple, lighter reverse. Strong, clove, spice fragrance. 17 to 25 petals. Average diameter 2.75". Small to medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Short, bushy, compact, thornless (or almost). Medium, semi-glossy, light green foliage.
Height of 2' to 32" (60 to 80 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 9b. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. 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.
Color: Flower deep velvet purple, reverse slightly lighter than the upper surface.
United States - Patent No: PP 16,623 on 6 Jun 2006 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 15 Oct 2004