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Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.
Registration name: PEJamblu
Exhibition name: Blue For You
Bred by Peter J. James (United Kingdom, 2001).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Warner's Roses in 2007 as 'Blue For You'.
Lilac, lighter reverse, ages to blue .  A true old purple, with a blush to white centre,.  None to mild, opinions vary fragrance.  13 to 26 petals.  Average diameter 3.25".  Medium to large, semi-double to double, in large clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, bushy.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: 35" to 6'7" (90 to 200cm).  Width: 47" (120cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, garden or hedge.  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 - Patent No: AU3911P  on  29 Oct 2009
Application No: 2007/185  on  19 Jul 2007   VIEW PBR PATENT
'PEJAMBLU’ was the resultant seedling from the cross between ‘ROGSCRIV’ syn. Natural Beauty (seed parent) and an unnamed seedling (pollen parent) in 2001.... ‘PEJAMBLU’ was bred by Mr Peter Joseph James 324 City Road, Tividale Oldbury West Midlands, UK
First sold in UK in Jul 2006.
European Union - Patent  on  2006
New Zealand - Application No: ROS955  on  27 Oct 2009
United States - Patent No: PP 20,325  on  22 Sep 2009   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/708,881  on  21 Feb 2007
A new and distinct cultivar of Rose plant named `Pejamblu` is characterized in compact upright bush having a mauve/lilac color flowers ageing to a slate blue and having a strong pleasant fragrance. The plant also benefits from a lengthy flowering period of repeated flowerings between spring and fall. The plant is tolerant of dry conditions and exhibits tolerance to Black Spot and Powdery mildew, Rust mildew, and Downey mildew.
Inventors: James; Peter (Tividale, Oldbury, West Midlands, GB)
Ploidy checked by David Zlesak, December 14, 2013