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'Ametista ®' rose Description
'Ametista ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Diego - Genoa (Italy)
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
26 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.
Exhibition name: Ametista ®
Origin:
Bred by Vittorio Barni (1914-1999) (Italy, 1985).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Mauve or purple blend.  Strong fragrance.  Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long buds.  
Habit:
Height of 31" to 39" (80 to 100 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  
Parentage:
Notes:
Ametista is Italian for amethyst.
 
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