Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Jack E. Christensen, 1990
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 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)
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: Blue Ribbon x Shocking Blue

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Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Velvet Mist'
  • 'Fragrant Lavendar'

Common names
  • Rose

Photo Gallery
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: 2013-05-06
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: 2013-05-06
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: 2013-05-06
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: 2013-05-06
The green spider-webby looking thing on the bloom is actually hai
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: 2013-05-06
You can see the shininess of the light green leaves.  Definitely

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