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'Route 66' rose Description
'Route 66' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Bierkreek, kwekerij, de
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
27 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Shrub.
Registration name: WEKmorfis
Origin:
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, 2001).
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Purple, white center.  Strong, clove fragrance.  5 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered bloom form.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Height of up to 47" (up to 120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 2007/083  on  2007   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
United States - Patent No: PP 15,374  on  30 Nov 2004   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Velvet black-purple shrub with a white eye