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
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, upright
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Reimer Kordes, 1984
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: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Mauve
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Blue Moon x Zorina

Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Blue River'
  • 'KORsicht'

Common names
  • Rose

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Location: Butchart Gardens, Victoria BC
Date: 2016-08-06
Location: Greece
Date: May
Location: Greece
Date: May
Location: Switzerland, in my garden
Date: 2016-07-10
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Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: 2013-08-12
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Date: 2012-06-17
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Date: 2010-07-03
Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2011-05-03
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: August 7, 2013

Date: 2010-10-02
Photo courtesy of: Roland zh
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