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
Extra Color Info: Pale mauve and silver blend
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, upright
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: O.L. Weeks, 2000
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 7 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 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Mauve
Flower Time: Spring
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
Parentage: Silver Spoon x Paradise

Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'World War II Memorial Rose'
  • 'WEZgrey'

Common names
  • Rose

Photo Gallery
Location: World Peace Rose Garden, Capitol Park,Sacramento CA.
Date: 2023-04-14
Rosa 'World War II Memorial Rose'
Location: Near Napa Valley (Northern California)
Date: 2020-11-16
Location: Coastal WA 9A
Date: 2023-10-09
Location: Near Napa Valley (Northern California)
Date: 2021-04-14
First 2021 first flush
Location: Near Napa Valley (Northern California)
Date: 2021-04-12
First 2021 first flush

Date: 2018-06-26
Uploaded by zuzu
Uploaded by zuzu

Date: 2019-11-18
Uploaded by zuzu
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: 2014-04-18
At the Night of Wine & Roses, Tagawa Gardens
Uploaded by zuzu
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2013-04-25
Uploaded by zuzu
Uploaded by zuzu
Uploaded by Skiekitty

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