Mysterious, velvety black-purple blooms accented by a sparkling white eye zone, illuminate against the bright, glossy green leaves of this mini. Intoxicating fragrance of clove and spice adds interest to this variety. Grows 15-18" tall. Ships in 4" pots. Zones 4-10 Rosa cv. 'WEKwibypur' PPAF
Botanical Name: Rosa cv. WEKwibypur, S77-8 PPAF (Diamond Eyes)
Common Name: Rose
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade/Full Sun
Height/Habit: 1 - 1,5'
Spread: 11/2 - 2'
Spacing: 1 - 11/2'
Hardiness Zone: 4 - 10 (-20 degrees F)
Flowering Date: Late spring to fall
Shipping Season: both Spring & Fall
Unique Characterstics: Mysteriously novel black-purpleâ€¦that alone draws the eye. But wait until you get a whiff of the strong clove spice perfume. That's a killer combo that will seduce even the big rose lovers to try this little gem. Her sparkling white 'eye' lights up each velvety blossom, making the unique color illuminate against the background of glossy green leaves. Tucks easily into any landscapeâ€¦but also makes a striking conversation piece in a decorative pot or as an 18" tree.
Flower Color: Velvet black-Purple with a White eye zone
Flower Form: Double, decorative, Medium for the class, about 11/2 inch in diameter
Foliage Type: Bright glossy green
Resistance: Very good disease resistance
Pruning: Prune to maintain shape and increase branching once established. Remove any dead or damaged branches.
Pruning Time: After flowering
Soil Requirement: Well drained, humus enriched soil
Additional Information: Roses prefer a thorough watering but do not like 'wet feet'. Water early in the day to avoid wet conditions into the night which can cause issues with fungus and disease.
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"I planted this last spring and was not disappointed! There was an abundance of beautiful little flowers right up til Thanksgiving. The frangrance of these beauties is also wonderful!!! You really get so much to love with this little rose, so don't pass it up."