'Joe Grey ™' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
Mauve or mauve blend Shrub.Registration name: WILjoegExhibition name:
Joe Grey ™
Mauve or purple blend. None to mild fragrance. 4 to 11 petals. Average diameter 0.75". Medium, single (4-8 petals), in large clusters bloom form. Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.
Medium, arching, bushy, well-branched. Small, matte, medium green foliage.
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for garden, hedge or landscape. 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.
Arched habit of growth with numerous branches, plant and bloom similar to R. multiflora.