'Blue River ®' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: KORsichtExhibition name:
Blue River ®
Lilac, fuchsia / magenta edges. Strong fragrance. 35 petals. Full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, upright. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. 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.
New Zealand - Patent No: 477 on 18 Jul 1989