Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Mauve
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: W. Kordes & Sons, 1993
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 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)
Plant Height: 2-3 feet
Plant Spread: 1-2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Mauve
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Blue Bajou'
  • 'KORkultop'
  • 'Blue Bayou'
  • 'Blue-Bijou'

Common names
  • Rose

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Location: Atela Gardens, Alpiarça, 
Date: 2016-05-12
Digital Camera
Photo by Skiekitty
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: 2012-06-21
Smells wonderful, VERY dependable bloomer
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: 2013-08-14
Simply a beautiful blue rose.

Date: 2010-06-22
Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: 2012-06-21
Very dependable bloomer, smells wonderful
Photo by Skiekitty

Date: 2010-07-03
Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania

Survived Zone 5, Colorado
Photo by Skiekitty
Photo by Skiekitty

photo credit: Dirk Ingo Franke

Date: 2010-06-22
Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania

Date: 2010-06-22
Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
Photo by Skiekitty
Photo by Skiekitty
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: 2013-08-08
Location: Denver Colorado Metro
Date: Sep 23, 2011 7:41 AM
Zone 5, Colorado

Date: 2010-07-03
Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania

Date: 2010-07-03
Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
Photo by zuzu
Photo by zuzu

Survived Zone 5, Colorado

Survived Zone 5, Colorado
Photo by Skiekitty
Comments:
  • Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Sep 29, 2011 3:26 PM concerning plant:
    Survives Zone 5 CO winters easily
  • Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Oct 3, 2013 1:29 PM concerning plant:
    HORRIBLE MAGNET FOR BLACKSPOT! If you live in an area that gets a lot of moisture, this rose is NOT for you. I got a LOT of rain in a very short time and I never spray for blackspot as I traditionally do not have blackspot. My rose is now leafless!

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