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'Love Potion ™' rose Description
'Love Potion ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Lyn's Rose Garden
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Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.
Registration name: JACsedi
Exhibition name: Love Potion ™
Bred by Jack E. Christensen (United States, 1993).
Introduced in United States by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. in 1994 as 'Love Potion'.
Mauve or purple blend.  Strong, raspberry fragrance.  26 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), high-centered to flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Few or no prickles/thorns.  

Height: 35" to 4' (90 to 120cm).  
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very 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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Australia - Application No: 1995/025  on  1995   VIEW PBR PATENT
United States - Patent No: PP 9,172  on  20 Jun 1995   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/281,253  on  26 Jul 1994
Inventor: Jack E. Christensen (Ontario, CA). Assignee: Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. (Medford, OR). A floribunda rose plant having upright, vigorous growth; fragrant, deep lavender flowers; healthy, dark green, glossy foliage; and floribunda growth habit... Parentage: unnamed seedling (a Miniature with hybrid teas in its background) x TINdilly (US Plant Pat. No. 6141)...