'Lavender Dream' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Shrub.Registration name: INTerlavExhibition name:
Pink, lilac shading. None / no, lavender fragrance. 11 to 15 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Small, single to semi-double, cluster-flowered, in large clusters, flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, arching, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, spreading. Medium, matte, light green foliage.
Height of 4' to 8' (120 to 245 cm). Width of 4' to 8' (120 to 245 cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Can be used for garden, landscape, shrub or specimen. Flowers drop off cleanly. produces decorative hips. shade tolerant. 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.
New Zealand - Patent No: 524 on 20 Aug 1990
United States - Patent No: PP 5,916 on 31 Mar 1987 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/775,992 on 13 Sep 1985
Lavender Dream was removed from the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens (ARBG) Display Trial because its trial period expired.
In Southern California, this rose can achieve easily 8-ft. in height, and a good 10-ft in width.
In Southern California, whether deadheaded or not, it repeats continuously right into winter, when it can produce a generous crop of small currant-like red hips.