Rosa 'Rhapsody in Blue'

£11.00 - £12.50
Colour: 
purple
Fragrance: 
Strong fragrance
Height (in centimetres): 
80
Bare Root Availability: 
Bare root plants available to pre-order for delivery November 2024
Potted Availability: 
Available to order for delivery May - Oct 2024
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Description

Clusters of very unusual dark purple to blue semi-double blooms, with a lighter underside to the petals. Raised by Frank R. Cowlishaw (UK) 1999 from a cross between Summer Wine x (International Herald Tribune × [[ Blue Moon × Montezuma (grandiflora, Swim, 1955)] × [ Violacea × Montezuma (grandiflora, Swim, 1955)]), and was introduced by Warner's Roses in 2000.A rose grower in the US reports that … True to her English upbringing, having a definite preference for cool conditions...sulks in the heat...Demands moderate temps.RHS AGM 2012