Rose (Rosa 'Wild Blue Yonder') in the Roses Database

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: 2 child plants

Image

Photo gallery:

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.

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
May 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu May 30, 2018 10:44 PM 66
Sam's Club Roses by RpR Apr 10, 2017 8:07 PM 2
November 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 1, 2016 9:04 AM 148
April 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu May 2, 2016 7:36 PM 185
May 2015, photos and chat by zuzu Jun 21, 2015 3:56 PM 163
April 2015 -- photos and chat by zuzu May 4, 2015 4:05 PM 117
Your toughest hybrid teas by gemini_sage Feb 6, 2015 6:37 AM 41
own root roses by Calsurf73 Oct 8, 2014 11:12 PM 3
October's here! Pumpkins, ghosts, snow.. just the usual! by Skiekitty Oct 30, 2014 2:29 PM 59
April Chat - Spring's Here!! by Skiekitty May 3, 2014 5:09 PM 138
Which are some of your favorite fragrant roses? by Paul2032 Feb 11, 2014 8:35 PM 32
Anyone excited about the 2014 ordering season? by Skiekitty Oct 2, 2013 1:46 PM 17
June Parade of Roses in Colorado (finally!!) by Skiekitty Jul 10, 2013 11:15 PM 20
Favorite Fragrant 'Blue' Roses by Steve812 Apr 25, 2014 11:06 PM 27
Is it October Yet? by Steve812 Oct 25, 2012 4:57 PM 38
October brings beautiful roses & other things by Skiekitty Oct 6, 2012 2:11 PM 7
What a difference a camera makes! by Skiekitty Oct 2, 2012 1:24 PM 22
September Rose Candids by Skiekitty Sep 30, 2012 7:24 AM 16
June Blooms by Skiekitty Jun 29, 2012 9:39 AM 31
Photos and Chat, September 2011 by Calif_Sue Oct 3, 2011 8:39 PM 191

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Roses Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Roses (Rosa)

« Visit the Roses forum

« The Roses Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by krobra and is called "Lantana Dew Drops"