Hybrid Tea Rose
Rosa 'Blackberry Nip'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Blackberry Nip
Additional cultivar information:(aka SOMnip)
Hybridized by Somerfield
Registered or introduced: 1996
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Class:

Hybrid Tea

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Bloom Color:

Mauve and mauve blend (mb)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Habit:

Shrub

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Other Details:

Susceptible to mildew

Stems are moderately thorny

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Propagation Methods:

From woody stem cuttings

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

By simple layering

By air layering

By tip layering

Regional

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

Marietta, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.