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'Ebb Tide ™' rose Description
'Ebb Tide ™ (floribunda, Carruth 2001)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of roseromantic
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
116 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Weksmopur
Exhibition name: Ebb Tide ™
Origin:
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, 2001).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2006.
Introduced in Australia by Swane's Nursery/Swane Bros Pty Ltd in 2008 as 'Ebb Tide'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Violet.  Flowers mauve, deep smoky purple upper, same reverse..  Strong, clove, spice fragrance.  up to 35 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), in small clusters, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 2' to 32" (60 to 80 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden.  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.  
Breeder's notes:
Strong clove fragrance, old fashioned form, very novel color.
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 2009/183  on  2009   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
New Zealand - Patent No: 2906  on  2 Jun 2010
Application No: ROS942
 
United States - Patent No: PP 18,850  on  27 May 2008   VIEW USPTO PATENT

A new variety of Floribunda rose suitable for garden decoration, having
flowers of deep plum coloration.



Inventors:
Carruth; Thomas F. (Altadena, CA)
Assignee:

Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc.
(Upland,
CA)


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