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'Purple Splash ®' rose Description
'Oh Wow!' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Horst Peters
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Commercially available
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: Wekspitrib
Exhibition name: Purple Splash ®
Origin:
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, before 2007).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2010 as 'Purple Splash'.
Class:
Large-Flowered Climber.  
Bloom:
Purple, white stripes.  Moderate, spice, sweet fragrance.  8 to 12 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), in large clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Tall, climbing, spreading.  Medium, glossy, medium green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: 9'10" to 13'1" (300 to 400cm).  
Growing:
Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 22,469  on  31 Jan 2012   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/927,567  on  18 Nov 2010
Inventors: Carruth; Thomas F. (Altadena, CA)
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Climbing Rose. It has as its seed parent the variety known as `WEKbecfoj` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 18,033) and as its pollen parent the variety known as `FRAntasia` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 17,518).....description is of 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Wasco, Calif. in the month of October.
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