Rose (Rosa 'Lauren') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Lauren'
'Purple Poly Seedling'

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: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Polyantha
Growth Habit: Very short, up to 2 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Kim L. Rupert, before 2003
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 2 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 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Plant Height: 2 feet
Plant Spread: 2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Mauve
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Seedling of: Baby Faurax

Darling buds of almost-May...

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Looking for the elusive blue rose by kohala Oct 31, 2019 1:16 AM 17
New and growing roses in Louisiana by LouisianaRoseGirl May 1, 2019 9:18 AM 16
September 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Sep 30, 2018 11:52 PM 92
August 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Sep 4, 2018 11:53 PM 128
✺ June 2017 Bloom and Chat ✺ by Calif_Sue Jul 17, 2017 11:41 PM 335
✺✺ May 2017 Bloom and Chat ✺✺ by Calif_Sue Jun 1, 2017 5:40 AM 412
Your toughest hybrid teas by gemini_sage Feb 6, 2015 6:37 AM 41
May already? Here's to a wonderful spring! by Skiekitty Jun 1, 2014 3:25 PM 142
Photos and chat, February 2014 by zuzu Jul 27, 2014 2:20 PM 152
Most fragrant? by coconut Feb 6, 2012 8:24 AM 13
Cold Climate Roses by Cottage_Rose Feb 15, 2017 11:33 AM 68
EuroDesert - Spotlighting on Polyanthas Plus an availability List! by Skiekitty May 20, 2011 9:28 AM 0
Burlington Roses by Skiekitty Apr 29, 2011 9:35 PM 62
Shopping with Sue by zuzu Jan 10, 2011 8:51 PM 10
Rugosa 'Polareis' by Cottage_Rose Jul 4, 2010 8:59 PM 12
Asking the experts, what is your favorite blue/lavender rose by Andi Apr 2, 2010 7:11 PM 15

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