'Wise Portia' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Shrub.Registration name: AUSport
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
Mauve or purple blend. Strong fragrance. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Height of up to 39" (up to 100 cm). Width of up to 30" (up to 75 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b.
Some question about parentage (see References).
'Wise Portia' has been seen to be distributed as 'Fragrant Old Purple' by some garden centers.