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

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

Common names
  • Rose

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Location: Charleston, SC
Date: 2016-04-21
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Location: Charleston, SC
Date: 2015-11-23
Location: Charleston, SC
'Lauren' and friend
Location: Charleston, SC
Date: 2018-04-04

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