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'Night Star ™' rose Description

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Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.
Registration name: JACurp
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, 1997).
Floribunda, Florists Rose.  
Purple - red.  Mild fragrance.  35 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 2.25".  Small to medium, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered to flat, reflexed bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Tall, thornless (or almost), upright, well-branched.  Medium, medium green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 6' to 7' (185 to 215 cm).  Width of 42" to 4' (105 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower.  Vigorous.  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.  
United States - Patent No: PP 10,450   VIEW USPTO PATENT
The US Patent Application (No. US1997000800675) for this rose was filed February 14, 1997. The Patent was issued June 16, 1998. This rose resulted from a cross of INTERprince x JACpurr. It has unique purple red flowers that blooms in clusters of 3 to 5. Cut flowers have a long vase life. The base of each petal has a small (1/4" x 1/4") whitish half moon. Guard petals have a white streak. Blooms last about 7 days on the plant and 10 days as a cut flower.
Jackson & Perkins Greenhouse Roses says Night Star™ is a deep plum color that deepens to burgundy in a vase.