'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 6b through 9b (default). 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.