'WEKstephitsu' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Shrub.Registration name:
WEKstephitsuExhibition name: Outta The Blue ™
Fuchsia / magenta, ages to darker . Strong, clove, spice fragrance. 40 to 50 petals. Average diameter 4.25". Very large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, old-fashioned, scalloped bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, spreading, upright. Medium, matte, medium green foliage.
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .
United States - Patent No: PP 13,449 on 7 Jan 2003 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/981,228 on 15 Oct 2001
Armstrong Garden Centers describes the unusual coloring of this rose as rich magenta marked with yellow at the base and reverse of each petal. As the flowers fade, they turn into shades of lavender, blue and cream...
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