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'Dusky Moon' rose Description
'Dusky Moon' rose photo
Photo courtesy of richard
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
1 favorite vote.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Shrub.
Registration name: WALdusky
Exhibition name: Dusky Moon
Origin:
Bred by Richard and Ruth Walsh (Australia, 2016).
Introduced in Australia by Wagner's Rose Nursery in 2018 as 'Dusky Moon'.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Mauve, white reverse, white center.  Strong fragrance.  Average diameter 3.5".  Double (17-25 petals), in small clusters, in large clusters, cupped bloom form.  
Habit:
Medium, arching, bushy.  Medium, matte, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 4¼' (up to 130 cm).  Width of up to 39" (up to 100 cm).
Growing:
Hardy.  vigorous.  prefers cool sites..  rain tolerant.  shade tolerant.  Remove spent blooms only.  
Breeder's notes:
Intense fragrance but does not like temperatures above 30, like most fragrant roses
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
Notes:
Great rose for mild climates
 
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