'Basye's Purple Rose' Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Shrub.
Exhibition name: Basye's Purple Rose
Fuchsia / magenta. Fruity fragrance. Average diameter 2.5". Medium, single (4-8 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Suckers on its own roots.
Height of up to 5' (up to 150 cm). Width of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).
USDA zone 3b through 9b. Very hardy. vigorous. heat tolerant.
Does not set many hips. Parentage is sometimes reported with Rosa rugosa as the seed parent. See References.