Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Cupped
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-Pink
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Misc: Thornless or almost thornless
Hybridizer & year: Tom Carruth, 1999
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: 3-5 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
Parentage: Stephens' Big Purple x International Herald Tribune
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Purple Heart'
  • 'WEKbipuhit'
  • 'Marie Osmond'
  • 'New Age'

Common names
  • Rose

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Survived Zone 5, Colorado
Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, Texas
Date: 2014-05-03
Photo by zuzu
Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, Texas
Date: 2014-05-03
  • Uploaded by jon
Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, Texas
Date: 2014-05-03
  • Uploaded by jon

Survived Zone 5 winter, whole bush next to a Magic Carpet spirea

Survived zone 5 winter, Colorado
Photo by zuzu

Survived Zone 5, Colorado
Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, Texas
Date: 2014-05-03
  • Uploaded by jon

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