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Wild Blue Yonder Rose

Rosa 'Wild Blue Yonder'

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Wild Blue Yonder Rose (Rosa 'Wild Blue Yonder') at Greenbloom Landscape Design

Wild Blue Yonder Rose flowers

Wild Blue Yonder Rose flowers

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Height:  5 feet

Spread:  4 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  5a

Group/Class:  Grandiflora Rose

Description:

A breathtaking, award winning variety featuring blooms that are a warm wine-purple color, layered on to rich lavender with a strong citrus and rose scent; excellent disease resistance and a vigorous grower, it will make an outstanding landscape display

Ornamental Features

Wild Blue Yonder Rose features showy fragrant fuchsia flowers with lavender overtones at the ends of the branches from early summer to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Wild Blue Yonder Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Wild Blue Yonder Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Wild Blue Yonder Rose will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Accent  Massing  Screening  Garden 
Applications
Flowers  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features

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