'Sweet Chariot' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Dave and Deb Boyd
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Mauve or mauve blend Miniature.Registration name: MORchariExhibition name:
Mauve or purple blend. Strong, damask fragrance. 40 petals. Very double bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 1' to 18" (30 to 45 cm). Width of 18" to 30" (45 to 75 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. 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. Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
United States - Patent No: PP 5,975 on 12 May 1987 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 15 Aug 1985
In his column Roses Abroad
in the January 1998 issue of the American Rose
magazine (pp.16-7), Sean McCann says this rose makes a great candidate for a hanging basket.
Ludwig's Roses says the flowers which are borne in clusters of from 5 to 25 appear in various shades of lavender, lilac and purple.
[Spring Hill Nurseries says this is the first purple cascading Mini Rose. The blooms are 1 1/2-2" and double...]