'Lila Vidri' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Lila Vidri
Exhibition name: Lila Vidri
Lilac. Moderate, lemon fragrance. up to 30 petals. Medium, full (26-40 petals), high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed buds.
Height of 3' (90 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). 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.
The rose sold under the name LEILA VERDE is probably 'Lila Vidri' by Simon Dot. The name is listed as a synonym of 'Lila Vidri' by Modern Roses 12.
Arena Roses says this rose came to them from a collector on the east coast who had brought it in from Europe many years before...