'Angel Face' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Angel Face (floribunda, Swim & Weeks, 1968)
Exhibition name: Angel Face
Mauve or purple blend. Flowers deep mauve-lavender, petal edges blushed ruby. Strong, citrus fragrance. 25 to 30 petals. Average diameter 3.75". Medium-large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, high-centered, ruffled bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, upright. Glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.
Height: 3' to 4' (90 to 120cm). Width: 3' (90cm).
USDA zone 5b through 9b. Can be used for beds and borders or garden. Vigorous. heat tolerant. prefers dry climates. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot . 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
Arena Rose says Angel Face has ruffled blooms which are a beautiful lavender edged with mauve...