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'Kaleidoscope' rose Description
'Kaleidoscope (shrub, Walden 1998)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of rachelsgardener
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
JACbow
HMF Ratings:
27 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Shrub.
Registration name: JACbow
Origin:
Bred by John Walden (United States, 1998).
Introduced in United States by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. in 1999 as 'Kaleidoscope'.
Introduced in Australia by Swane's Nursery/Swane Bros Pty Ltd in 2000.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Mauve or purple blend.  Damask fragrance.  26 to 40 petals.  Medium, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).  Width of 4' (120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 11,690  on  12 Dec 2000   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
There's a color photograph of this rose in the November 1998 issue of the American Rose Society's American Rose magazine (p. 25).