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'Lavender Simplicity' rose Description
'Fragrant Lavender Simplicity ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Heidi's Wyoming Rose Garden
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Mauve or mauve blend Shrub.
Registration name: JACshlav
Exhibition name: Fragrant Lavender Simplicity ®
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, 2007).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 2007 as 'Fragrant Lavender Simplicity'.
Lavender.  Strong, citrus fragrance.  Average diameter 3.5".  Small, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Tall, upright.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden, hedge or landscape.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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.  
Australia - Application No: 2007/075  on  2007   VIEW PBR PATENT
United States - Patent No: PP 18,645  on  25 Mar 2008   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  23 Oct 2006