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

Alternative cultivar names:
'Blue River'
'KORsicht'

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
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: Blue Moon x Zorina

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Location: Butchart Gardens, Victoria BCDate: 2016-08-06
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2011-05-03
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Location: MoskowDate: 2012-06-17Photo courtesy of: Kor!An
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Date: 2010-10-02Photo courtesy of: Roland zh
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Date: 2010-07-03Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
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