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
Extra Bloom Info: Medium to large, double to full, with ruffled petals, in large clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Rich, deep lavender
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Swim & Weeks, 1968
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: Lavender
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Awards and Recognitions: Other: AARS,1969
Parentage: (Circus x Lavender Pinocchio) x Sterling Silver
Child plants: 20 child plants

Common names
  • Rose

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  • Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Sep 29, 2011 3:22 PM concerning plant:
    Survived Zone 5, Colorado.
  • Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Feb 6, 2014 9:53 PM concerning plant:
    Angel Face is a truly lovely mauve-colored rose. Striking color and nice frilly ruffled blooms. Unfortunately, it was very prone to blackspot here in my humid climate. I spray my roses with fungicide every two weeks, but that was not enough to keep the disease away. I would have had to spray it weekly to keep it clean. I was not willing to do that, so I dug it up and tossed it.
  • Posted by carlysuko (Oceanside, California. Sunset zone 24 - Zone 10a) on Aug 15, 2018 3:16 PM concerning plant:
    This rose has the most beautiful blooms. They start out in the high centered classic hybrid tea shape. The colors range from mauve to lavender. When the blooms unfurl the petals take on a lovely frilly edging to them. The blooms also take on a wonderful scent. These are the reasons I keep this rose in my garden. I have to say that the vigor of this rose is terrible, at least in my garden. It literally doesn't grow! I don't think it's even two feet.
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mattmackay22 On August 1, 2014 Obtained plant
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