'Viorita' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Quail Haven Farm
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Floribunda, Patio, Polyantha, Shrub.
Violet - purple. [Violet, purple edges.] Mild, moderate fragrance. 20 petals. Average diameter 2". Small, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, in large clusters, cupped, cupped-to-flat, open bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, mounded. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 15" to 4½' (40 to 135 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, garden or ground cover. 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.
Heirloom Old Garden Roses says Violetta has large semi-double blooms of violet edged purple...