Rose (Rosa 'Perennial Blue') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Perennial Blue'
'Mehv9601'
'Mehblue'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Extra Bloom Info: Semi-double to double, in clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Large-flowered climber
Growth Habit: Climbing to 8 feet
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Bernard F. Mehring, year unknown
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 and warmer
Awards: ADR: 2013

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 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 8 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: Super Excelsa x Veilchenblau

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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