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'Angel Face' rose Description
'Angel Face (Floribunda, Swim & Weeks, 1968)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Southern Senses
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
102 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Angel Face
Exhibition name: Angel Face
Origin:
Bred by Swim & Weeks (United States, 1968).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) as 'Angel Face'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Mauve or purple blend.  Flowers deep mauve-lavender, petal edges blushed ruby.  Strong, citrus fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 3.75".  Medium-large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, high-centered, ruffled bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright.  Glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders or garden.  Vigorous.  heat tolerant.  prefers dry climates.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  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).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 2,792   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Arena Rose says Angel Face has ruffled blooms which are a beautiful lavender edged with mauve...