'Intrigue' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
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Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.Registration name: JACum
Mauve. Flowers reddish-purple. Strong fragrance. 20 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Large, double (17-25 petals), in small clusters, ruffled bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy, compact, upright, well-branched. Medium, glossy, dark green foliage. 5 leaflets.
Height of 30" to 5' (75 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
United States - Patent No: PP 5,002 on 22 Mar 1983 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/299,980 on 8 Sep 1981
Also available as a 24" Patio Tree Rose from Jackson & Perkins in 1999.