'Purple Rain' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Rosaholic's Southern California Garden
Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: KawamoblueExhibition name:
Mauve or purple blend. Moderate fragrance. 24 to 30 petals. Average diameter 4.5". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, thornless (or almost), upright. Medium, semi-glossy, dark green, leathery foliage. 5 to 7 leaflets.
Height of 4½' to 5' (135 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
United States - Patent No: PP 9,987 on 5 Aug 1997 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/587,764 on 15 Dec 1995
Carlton Rose Nursery
says this rose is lavender with a pink tint. It has great fragrance and it grows like a shorter grandiflora.
Source for seed parent: Purple RainPurple RainPurple Rain