'Soul Sister' rose Description
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Milky chocolate suffusing to lavender. Mild fragrance. 40 to 64 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, classic hybrid tea, high-centered to cupped bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Medium, bushy, rounded. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage. 3 to 7 leaflets.
Height: 41" to 4'7" (105 to 140cm). Width: 30" to 35" (75 to 90cm).
USDA zone 7a and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.
Australia - Patent on 23 Sep 2015
Application No: 2015/223 on 5 Aug 2015 VIEW PBR PATENT
'WEKbijou' syn Soul Sister. Application No: 2015/223 Accepted: 23 Sep 2015. Applicant: Weeks Roses. Agent: Swane's Nurseries Australia Pty
Pollen of 'DICdivine' (pollen parent) was used to pollinate 'WEKcryplag'
United States - Patent No: PP 23,269 on 25 Dec 2012 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/373,157 on 7 Nov 2011
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Floribunda Rose. It has as its seed parent the variety known as `WEKcryplag` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 10,072) and as its pollen parent the variety known as `DICdivine` (not patented)...The following photograph illustrates a 3 to 4 year-old rose plant of the new variety grown outdoors in Wasco, Calif. in the month of November.