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'Moody Dream' rose Description
'Moody Dream' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
HMF Ratings:
9 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.
Exhibition name: Moody Dream
Bred by Samuel Darragh McGredy IV (1989).
Introduced in New Zealand by Egmont Roses in 1996 as 'Moody Dream'.
Floribunda, Shrub.  
Lavender - mauve, white edges.  Musk fragrance.  up to 18 petals.  Average diameter 2.5".  Small, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Tall, lax.  Glossy foliage.  
Height of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm).  Width of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for garden, landscape or shrub.  Hardy.  produces decorative hips.  Disease susceptibility: 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.  
Breeder's notes:
Moody Dream - Macmoodre
New Zealand - Patent No: 1362  on  20 May 1998
Application No: ROS572  on  16 May 1996
Trade Name: Moody Dream.
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