Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea Rose
Rosa 'Purple Passion'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Purple Passion
Additional cultivar information:(PP11801, aka Purple Passion, JAColpur)
Hybridized by Zary
Registered or introduced: 1999
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Class:

Hybrid Tea

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Bloom Color:

Mauve and mauve blend (mb)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Tea shaped

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Habit:

Bush

Patent Information:

Patented

Other Details:

Susceptible to black spot

Prone to die-back

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

From hardwood heel cuttings

By grafting

By budding

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Oakley, California

San Bernardino, California

Hampton, Illinois

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Royal Oak, Michigan

Omaha, Nebraska

El Paso, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On May 21, 2005, Gindee77 from Hampton, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

This rose has a great color and lemony fragrance, but it needs lots of winter protection. It's suseptible to black spot.