PlantsRoses→Rose (Rosa 'Wild Blue Yonder')

Alternative cultivar names:
'Wild Blue Yonder'
'WEKisoblip'
'Blue Eden'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Extra Bloom Info: In large clusters, with ruffled petals
Rebloom: Good
Class: Grandiflora
Extra Color Info: Mauve, with silver reverse
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Tom Carruth, 2004
Awards: AARS: 2006

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: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Mauve
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: ((International Herald Tribune x hybrid of Rosa soulieana) x (Sweet Chariot x Blue Nile)) x (Blueberry Hill x Stephens' Big Purple)
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Location:  Hershey Gardens, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-09-16
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Date: 2009-10-15
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Location: Chamblee's Nursery in Tyler, TXDate: 2012-04-25
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Location: Birmingham botanical garden Date: 2015-10-23
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Location: OhioDate: 2009-09-04
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Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, TexasDate: 2014-05-03
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Comments:
Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Oct 17, 2011 9:07 PM

I have tried WBY twice now, neither time seems to have survive my winters (CO Zone 5). Trying it one more time with a massive mother plant from Cliff (EuroDesert). Hoping that it survives. Love this rose.

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