'Ipsilanté' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend.
Registration name: Ipsilanté
Light purple to light pink, lilac edges. Purple-pink when expanding. Strong fragrance. Large, full (26-40 petals), in small clusters, button-eye, flat, quartered bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer. Small, glandular sepals, rounded buds.
Medium, upright. Light green foliage.
Height of 39" to 5' (100 to 150 cm). Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 8b. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood.. Prune after flowering is finished.
Mike Lowe of Lowe's Roses says the flowers are soft mauve-pink with paler outer petals, large, double, and swirled into irregular quarters... also, this rose flowers later than most other Gallicas...