'Basye's Blueberry' rose Description
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Pink. Strong fragrance. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Thornless (or almost).
Height of 5' to 8' (150 to 245 cm). Width of 5' (150 cm).
USDA zone 3b through 9b. Hardy.
Parentage comes from Kim Rupert who writes: The breeding is 'Commander Gillette' x [('Commander Gillette' x (R. virginiana alba x 'Betty Morse')]. The rose is fragrant, deciduous, thornless and very fertile. The parentage I obtained from Dr. Byrne at Texas A&M, who took over Dr. Basye's position.