'WEKsmopur' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.Registration name:
WEKsmopurExhibition name: Ebb Tide ™
Violet. Flowers mauve, deep smoky purple upper, same reverse.. Strong, clove, spice fragrance. up to 35 petals. Average diameter 4". Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), in small clusters, old-fashioned bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, thornless (or almost), upright. Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm). Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden. 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.
Strong clove fragrance, old fashioned form, very novel color.
Australia - Application No: 2009/183 on 2009 VIEW PBR PATENT
New Zealand - Patent No: 2906 on 2 Jun 2010
Application No: ROS942
United States - Patent No: PP 18,850 on 27 May 2008 VIEW USPTO PATENT
A new variety of Floribunda rose suitable for garden decoration, having
flowers of deep plum coloration.
Carruth; Thomas F. (Altadena, CA)
Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc.