'Blackberry Nip' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
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Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: SOMnipExhibition name:
Mauve or purple blend. Deep purple. Magenta purple. Strong fragrance. 41 to 67 petals. Average diameter 4.25". Medium, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, quartered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, upright. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height: 31" to 4'11" (80 to 150cm). Width: 39" (100cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for garden. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, susceptible to Mildew. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.
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One of the roses (listed as 'Blackberry Nip') in the Rose Introducers of New Zealand (RINZ) 1998 Display Trial.