Rose (Rosa 'Blue Parfum') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Blue Parfum'
'Blue Perfume'
'TANfifum'
'Violette Parfum'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: Purple, with crimson outer petals and lavender inner petals
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, upright
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Mathias Tantau, Jr., 1978
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Mauve
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Unknown

My new bloom of the Blue Parfume. It look more purple in real.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
January 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jan 29, 2020 2:45 AM 102
August 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 31, 2019 10:08 PM 261
Most fragrant rose by reh0622 Dec 26, 2019 6:46 PM 159
January 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jan 31, 2019 12:31 AM 142
Uh oh... some more blooms... and chickies! by Beth_NorCal Oct 8, 2018 11:58 PM 40
What have you ordered so far for next season? by zuzu Mar 18, 2019 1:21 PM 222
August 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Sep 13, 2016 9:18 AM 181
September 2015, Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 7, 2015 10:14 AM 46
A Virtual Visit to the Tampa Rose Society Show by mellielong May 12, 2015 6:37 PM 12
Your toughest hybrid teas by gemini_sage Feb 6, 2015 6:37 AM 41
October's here! Pumpkins, ghosts, snow.. just the usual! by Skiekitty Oct 30, 2014 2:29 PM 59
2nd (and probably final) flush of roses in my CO garden this year by Skiekitty Sep 11, 2014 6:45 PM 26
Which are some of your favorite fragrant roses? by Paul2032 Feb 11, 2014 8:35 PM 32
Palatine's website has been updated for 2013/2014 season by zuzu Oct 31, 2014 2:28 PM 54
Favorite Fragrant 'Blue' Roses by Steve812 Apr 25, 2014 11:06 PM 27
Is it October Yet? by Steve812 Oct 25, 2012 4:57 PM 38
September Rose Candids by Skiekitty Sep 30, 2012 7:24 AM 16
Which roses do you have that hold up well in summer heat and humidity ? by Calsurf73 Jul 16, 2013 4:22 PM 58
July Parade by Skiekitty Aug 1, 2012 10:08 AM 19
Most fragrant? by coconut Feb 6, 2012 8:24 AM 13

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