Rose (Rosa 'Nimbus') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Nimbus'
'LEGgrey'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Floribunda
Extra Color Info: Mauve blend, aging to russet tan and silver-gray
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Legrice, 1989

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: 3-4 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

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Comments:
Posted by zuzu (Northern California - Zone 9a) on Nov 22, 2014 9:14 PM

This is one of the most entertaining roses in my garden because it produces blooms of so many different colors: lavender blue, silver, beige, and pinkish-mauve, often all blooming at the same time. In contrast to many other floribundas, it grows well on its own roots and is quite vigorous.

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