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'Love Song' rose Description
'Love Song (floribunda, Carruth 2011)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Täubchen
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Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.
Registration name: WEKstameda
Exhibition name: Love Song
Bred by Tom Carruth (United States, before 2009).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2011 as 'Love Song'.
Lavender.  None to mild, citrus fragrance.  50 to 65 petals.  Average diameter 3.25".  Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, high-centered to cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid, rounded buds.  
Medium, bushy, rounded, upright.  Large, matte, medium green foliage.  3 to 5 leaflets.  

Height: 4¼' to 4'11" (130 to 150cm).  Width: 28" to 35" (70 to 90cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  
United States - Patent No: PP 24,743  on  12 Aug 2014   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/694,324  on  19 Nov 2012
Inventors: Carruth; Thomas F. (Altadena, CA)
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Floribunda Rose. It has an undisseminated seedling of my creation as its seed parent with the following genetic origin {Stainless Steel×(Blueberry Hill×Stephen's Big Purple)}×Sunset Celebration and as its pollen parent the variety known as ‘WEKblunez’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 16,572)...The branches used for the photograph came from 3 to 4 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Pomona, Calif. in the month of September.
2004 Lovesong CLElovsng. Clements. Light pink shrub. Strong fragrance
2011 Love Song WEKstameda. Carruth. Mauve lavender floribunda. None to moderate scent.