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'Basye's Purple Rose' Description
'Basye's Purple Rose' rose photo
Photo courtesy of AmiRoses
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
59 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Shrub.
Exhibition name: Basye's Purple Rose
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Robert E. Basye (United States, 1968).
Class:
Hybrid Rugosa, Shrub.  
Bloom:
Fuchsia / magenta.  Fruity fragrance.  Average diameter 2.5".  Medium, single (4-8 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Suckers on its own roots.  
Height of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).  Width of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 3b through 9b.  Very hardy.  vigorous.  heat tolerant.  
Ploidy:
Diploid
Notes:
Does not set many hips. Parentage is sometimes reported with Rosa rugosa as the seed parent. See References.
 
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