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'Angel Face' rose Description
'Angel Face (Floribunda, Swim & Weeks, 1968)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of maria mera
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Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Angel Face
Exhibition name: Angel Face
Bred by Swim & Weeks (United States, before 1968).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) as 'Angel Face'.
Introduced in Australia by Roy H. Rumsey Pty. Ltd. in 1969 as 'Angel Face'.
Mauve or purple blend.  Flowers deep mauve-lavender, petal edges blushed ruby.  Strong, citrus fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 3.75".  Medium-large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, high-centered, ruffled bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, bushy, upright.  Glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 9b.  Can be used for beds and borders or garden.  Vigorous.  heat tolerant.  prefers dry climates.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  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).  
United States - Patent No: PP 2,792  on  26 Jan 1968   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Arena Rose says Angel Face has ruffled blooms which are a beautiful lavender edged with mauve...