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'Simply Marvelous! ™' rose Description
'Simply Marvelous! ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
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Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.
Registration name: JACideso
Exhibition name: Simply Marvelous! ™
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, 2000).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins (Wholesale) in 2002 as 'Simply Marvelous!'.
Mauve or purple blend.  Old rose fragrance.  30 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of 42" to 5' (105 to 150 cm).  
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Australia - Application No: 2005/059  on  2005   VIEW PBR PATENT
United States - Patent No: PP 13,183  on  5 Nov 2002   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/695,780  on  24 Oct 2000
The patent application describes the pollen parent as AROsedi, U.S. PP9172. That patent, however, is actually for the cultivar JACsedi, the Christensen rose marketed as LOVE POTION.