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'Pacific Blue' rose Description
'Pacific Blue (hybrid tea, Evers/Tantau, 2003)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Darius Kulnis
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HMF Ratings:
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Blue Pacific
Bred by Hans Jürgen Evers (1940-2007) (Germany, 1997).
Introduced in United States by Carlton Rose Nurseries, Inc. Archive as 'Pacific Blue'.
Introduced in Germany by Rosen-Tantau/Tantau Roses in 2002 as 'Blue Pacific'.
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Lavender.  Silvery blue.  Mild fragrance.  up to 69 petals.  Average diameter 4.25".  Large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Bushy, narrow.  Large, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Vigorous.  
Australia - Patent No: Au2948P  on  5 Dec 2005
Application No: 2003/230  on  15 Aug 2003   VIEW PBR PATENT
seed parent ‘R.T. 8721’x pollen parent ‘R.T. 9108’. The seed parent is characterised by its lilac flowers with weak leaf glossiness and a poor stem production, unsuitable for cut flower production. The pollen parent is characterised by its pale pink flowers. Hybridisation took place in Uetersen, Germany, in 1997.... Breeder: Hans Jergen Evers, Uetersen, Germany.
First overseas sale Germany, Oct 2002. First Australian sale Sep 2003.
European Union - Patent  on  2002
United States - Patent No: PP 14,410  on  23 Dec 2003   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/368,042  on  13 Feb 2003