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'Lavender Simplicity' rose Description
'Lavender Simplicity' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Cathy Rose
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
34 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Shrub.
Registration name: JACshlav
Exhibition name: Fragrant Lavender Simplicity ®
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, 2007).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 2007 as 'Fragrant Lavender Simplicity'.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Lavender.  Strong, citrus fragrance.  Average diameter 3.5".  Small, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Tall, upright.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden, hedge or landscape.  Disease susceptibility: very disease 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:
Australia - Application No: 2007/075  on  2007   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
United States - Patent No: PP 18,645  on  25 Mar 2008   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  23 Oct 2006
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