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'Amy Vanderbilt' rose Description
'Amy Vanderbilt (Floribunda, Boerner, 1956)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
16 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Amy Vanderbilt
Origin:
Bred by Eugene S. "Gene" Boerner (United States, 1956).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. as 'Amy Vanderbilt'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1959 as 'Amy Vanderbilt'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Lavender - lilac.  Strong fragrance.  70 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 39" (up to 100 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 1,585  on  26 Mar 1957   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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