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'Eyes for You ®' rose Description
'Blue Eyes ® (floribunda, James 2004)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of AmiRoses
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
102 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Shrub.
Exhibition name: Eyes for You ®
Origin:
Bred by Peter J. James (United Kingdom, 2004).
Introduced in United Kingdom by C & K Jones in 2009 as 'Eyes for You'.
Introduced in France by André Eve/Roses Anciennes André Eve in 2013 as 'Blue Eyes'.
Introduced in New Zealand by Tasman Bay Roses, Ltd. in circa 2013 as 'Eyes for You'.
Class:
Floribunda, Hybrid Hulthemia persica.  
Bloom:
Lilac - pink, purple center.  Mild to strong fragrance.  Average diameter 4".  Medium to large, semi-double to double, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, rounded.  

Height: up to 4'7" (up to 140cm).  Width: up to 32" (up to 80cm).
Growing:
Can be used for beds and borders or garden.  Heat tolerant.  
Patents:
Australia - Patent No: AU5326P  on  15 Mar 2017
Application No: 2012/049  on  9 Mar 2012   VIEW PBR PATENT
‘PEJBIGEYE’ was the resultant seedling from the cross between two unnamed seedlings in June 2004 The seedling was first selected from a population of seedlings later that year based on flower colour Additional selections were made over the next three years to determine the variety's suitability as a commercial garden rose. With each selection a new generation of plants were taken as cuttings from the previous generation, increasing the quantity of plants with each trial. Breeder: Mr Peter Joseph James, West Midlands, UK
 
New Zealand - Patent No: 31033  on  18 Mar 2014
Application No: ROS988  on  30 Mar 2012
Parentage:
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Notes:
Parentage is probably ('SCRivbell' x 'Tingle)) x 'Blue for You'. 'Eyes for You' was introduced by Pépinières de Saulaie in 2008 as 'Pejambigeye'. (see Reference of 2011)