Heady fragrance, a delightful mix of spicy cloves and sweet tea rose, attracts you to this shrub even before you can see the lavish bloom clusters in myriad shades of blue: plum, purple, lavender and magenta. The constantly changing colours provide a new display each day, and are even more stunning when set off by a complementary yellow rose. Vibrant blooms are showcased against medium green foliage on a vigorous, upright plant. Because of its exceptional disease resistance, little maintenance is necessary – a great choice for the first-time rose grower. Plant this along a property line for a gorgeous friendly fence, or en masse in a featured spot in your landscape. Rosa 'WEKstephitsu' PP13449
Botanical Name: Rosa cv. WEKstephitsu, Pat#13,449 (Outta the Blue™)
Root System: Fibrous
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade/Full Sun
Height/Habit: 4 - 6'
Spread: 3 - 4'
Spacing: 3 - 4'
Hardiness Zone: 4 - 10 (-20 degrees F)
Flowering Date: Late spring to fall
Duration: All summer
Cut Flowers: Yes
Dried Flowers: No
Shipping Season: Spring
Unique Characterstics: No picture can capture the sweet spicy sent or the full array of colors borne by the newest member of Weeks' 'Modern Antiques'. It's outta' this world when it comes to the display of many blue hues - rich magenta spikeed with yellow, deep wine sparked with cream, warm lavender spillingg to nearly blue. All on just one gorgeous green plant! Free-flowering & super vigorous, she bears big clusters of old-fashioned flowers.
Flower Color: Multi-toned maganta to lavender - Blue
Flower Form: Medium-large, double, in clusters
Foliage Type: Medium to dark green, glossy leather foliage
Pruning: Prune to maintain shape and increase branching once established. Remove any dead or damaged branches.
Pruning Time: Shape plants at any time
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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