'Soul Sister' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.Registration name: WekbijouExhibition name: Koko Loco
Milky chocolate suffusing to lavender. Mild fragrance. 40 to 64 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, classic hybrid tea, high-centered to cupped bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Medium, bushy, rounded. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage. 3 to 7 leaflets.
Height of 41" to 4' 7" (105 to 140 cm). Width of 30" to 35" (75 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 7a and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.
Australia - Application No: 2015/223 on 23 Sep 2015 VIEW PBR PATENT
'WEKbijou' syn Soul Sister. Application No: 2015/223 Accepted: 23 Sep 2015. Applicant: Weeks Roses. Agent: Swane's Nurseries Australia Pty
United States - Patent No: PP 23,269 on 25 Dec 2012 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/373,157 on 7 Nov 2011
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Floribunda Rose. It has as its seed parent the variety known as `WEKcryplag` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 10,072) and as its pollen parent the variety known as `DICdivine` (not patented)...The following photograph illustrates a 3 to 4 year-old rose plant of the new variety grown outdoors in Wasco, Calif. in the month of November.