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'DayDream ™' rose Description
'DayDream ™(shrub, Lim 2004)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Dilip Barman
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
54 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Shrub.
Registration name: BAIeam
Origin:
Bred by Ping Lim :林 彬 (United States, 1994).
Introduced in United States by Bailey Nurseries in 2004 as 'DayDream'.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Fuchsia / magenta.  Mild, sweet fragrance.  10 to 12 petals.  Small to medium, single (4-8 petals), in large clusters bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, compact, rounded, spreading.  Semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).  Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 2b through 8b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden.  Very hardy.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, blackspot resistant.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 15,736  on  26 Apr 2005   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/769,749  on  13 Oct 2004
Ploidy:
Triploid
Notes:
Some difference of opinion about parentage. Refer comments.