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'Lavender Dream' rose Description
'Lavender Dream' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
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Mauve or mauve blend Shrub.
Registration name: INTerlav
Exhibition name: Lavender Dream
Bred by G. Peter Ilsink (Netherlands, before 1983).
Pink, lilac shading.  None / no, lavender fragrance.  11 to 15 petals.  Average diameter 1.5".  Small, single to semi-double, cluster-flowered, in large clusters, flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, arching, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, spreading.  Medium, matte, light green foliage.  

Height: 4' to 8' (120 to 245cm).  Width: 4' to 8' (120 to 245cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Can be used for garden, landscape, shrub or specimen.  Flowers drop off cleanly.  produces decorative hips.  shade 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.  
New Zealand - Patent No: 524  on  20 Aug 1990
United States - Patent No: PP 5,916  on  31 Mar 1987   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/775,992  on  13 Sep 1985
Lavender Dream was removed from the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens (ARBG) Display Trial because its trial period expired.

In Southern California, this rose can achieve easily 8-ft. in height, and a good 10-ft in width.
In Southern California, whether deadheaded or not, it repeats continuously right into winter, when it can produce a generous crop of small currant-like red hips.