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'Lavender Jewel' rose Description
'Lavender Jewel' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Seil
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Mauve or mauve blend Miniature.
Registration name: Lavender Jewel
Exhibition name: Lavender Jewel
Bred by Ralph S. Moore (United States, 1978).
Introduced in United States by Sequoia Nursery, Moore Miniature Roses Historic Archive as 'Lavender Jewel'.
Introduced in Australia by Roy H. Rumsey Pty. Ltd. in 1979 as 'Lavender Jewel'.
Miniature, Patio.  
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...