'Lavender Jewel' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Miniature.
Registration name: Lavender Jewel
Exhibition name: Lavender Jewel
Mauve or purple blend. Flowers medium to deep mauve-lavender. None to mild fragrance. 38 to 50 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Small, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, exhibition, high-centered, reflexed, rounded bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Short, compact, rounded, well-branched. Small, semi-glossy, dense foliage.
Height: 10" to 15" (25 to 40cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, exhibition or garden. Hardy. vigorous. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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). Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit.
New Zealand - Patent No: 67 on 25 Mar 1980
Application No: ROS050 on 29 Mar 1978
PVR Terminated: May 25, 1981.
United States - Patent No: PP 4,480 on 13 Nov 1979 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 05/925,989 on 19 Jul 1978
Miniature rose plant
Ralph S. Moore, Visalia, California
... by small quite double flowers of a distinct lavender color with buds of formal hybrid tea (exhibition) shape, the color being a darker shade and the plant more vigorous than Lavender Lace... Little or no fragrance... a normal height of 10 inches or more... Parentage: 'Little Chief' x 'Angel Face'... Variety name: Lavender Jewel... Bloom size when fully open: Small, averaging about 35 mm... Petalage: Double -- averaging about 50 petals... Flower longevity (June 1978): plant in pot 6-8 days or longer. Cut flowers at living room temperature 3-5 days... Hips: None...
Sequoia Nursery says this rose is the finest lavender miniature...