'Wild Blue Yonder ™' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Grandiflora.Registration name: WEKisosblip
Mauve or purple blend, red edges. Strong, citrus, rose, spice fragrance. 25 to 30 petals. Average diameter 3.25". Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), in large clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, upright. Large, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 9b. Can be used for garden. Heat tolerant. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. 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.
Large clusters, unusual color, strong spice fragrance
United States - Patent No: PP 18,554 on 4 Mar 2008 VIEW USPTO PATENT
A new variety of Grandiflora rose suitable for garden decoration, having
flowers of red-purple with a lavender eye coloration.
Carruth; Thomas F. (Altadena, CA)
Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc.