Rose (Rosa 'Blue for You') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Blue for You'
'Pacific Dream'
'PEJamblu'
'Honky Tonk Blues'
'Ellerines Rose'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: semi-double: 8-15 petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Extra Bloom Info: In large clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Purple, with blush center
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-6 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Peter J. James, 2006
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: 3-6 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Purple
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: Natural Beauty x (Summer Wine x SCRIVbell)
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Location: in Zuzu's gardenDate: 2017-05-11
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-05-21
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
iNaturalist by BigAppleRoseGuy Aug 13, 2019 8:38 PM 4
Help my roses, Insects, fungal or both? by Leeann79 Aug 15, 2019 10:18 AM 8
Tree saplings growing in roses by reh0622 Aug 7, 2019 10:03 PM 9
The Colour Red. by LolaTasmania Aug 8, 2019 7:25 AM 21
I need help by Mustbnuts Aug 11, 2019 6:02 AM 42
August 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 24, 2019 9:26 PM 189
Which Purple is the best? by Weluvroses Jul 25, 2019 12:48 AM 36
Hoping to find a red climber by krun422 Jul 30, 2019 11:15 AM 16
Treating Black Spot by lovegrillin Jul 12, 2019 1:04 PM 7
July 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 2, 2019 12:08 AM 307
Dream Land by Schmitz by vaporvac Jun 29, 2019 2:14 PM 14
Clippings or a link to Kordes Brilliant. by GoldBeardThePirate Jul 12, 2019 10:34 AM 23
What's this menacing funk on my roses? by CoolhandLocke Jun 20, 2019 9:46 AM 8
The roses are starting to bloom! by Beth_NorCal Jun 15, 2019 2:05 AM 12
Heirloom Old Miniature Roses by NickyNick Jul 7, 2019 9:21 PM 61
Cane canker by reh0622 Aug 24, 2019 9:52 PM 45
Our Roses by Weluvroses Aug 20, 2019 2:09 AM 185
Vintage Roses by NickyNick Jun 6, 2019 5:14 PM 16
How do these bushes look - Mr. Lincoln and Blue Moon by CoolhandLocke Jun 3, 2019 7:49 AM 3
June 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 27, 2019 9:37 AM 355

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