Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 4-5 feet
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Harkness, 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)
Plant Height: 4-5 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
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 (Lilac Charm x Sterling Silver) x Orangeade x Lilac Charm)) X ((Orange Sensation x Allgold) x Rosa californica)
Child plants: 7 child plants

Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'International Herald Tribune'
  • 'HARquantum'
  • 'Violetta'
  • 'Viorita'

Common names
  • Rose

Photo Gallery
Photo by jerijen
Location: in my garden
Date: 2017-06-20
Photo by jerijen
Photo by jerijen

Date: 2012-12-12
My new bloom this morning, a recent new addition!
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-04-01

At the Oakland public rose garden, Ca.
Photo by Calif_Sue
Location: In my garden
Date: 2015-06-09
newly planted a couple of months ago
Photo by Calif_Sue
Location: Mountains of northern California
Date: June 2008
Location: Mountains of northern California
Date: June 2008
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