Rosa Intrigue

Bareroot Grafted
Item #45733
$39.95
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All-America Rose Selection 1984

Heady citrus-rose fragrance and an utterly unique bloom color make this floribunda a must-have for every Rose lover. I kept coming back to it in a field of more than 300 varieties, drawn by the nicely rounded plant heavily studded with richly-perfumed flowers. No other color can touch its blend of warm red and cool blue tones combined into a royal plum-purple. And there's a bouquet of blooms on every stem

Intrigue's flowers begin as high-pointed buds of deep reddish purple, which arise profusely over the bushy, well-branched little shrub. They open to 3 inches across, with exquisite hybrid tea symmetry and a high petal count. Just about the only difference is that instead of getting a solitary bloom per stem, you'll enjoy 3 to 4 in every cluster. No wonder Intrigue won the All-America Rose Selection in 1984—beauty, form, great garden performance, AND sheer abundance are unbeatable assets.

The fragrance is just as rewarding as the bloom color and number. Primarily citrus, it is overlaid with a luscious sweet rose aroma that you'll find irresistible. The combination of fresh, clean lemon and sweet tea is hard to find and highly addictive.

Intrigue quickly forms a rounded, dense shrub 4 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide, with dark green foliage that stays fresh from early spring through fall. It makes a nice low hedge along the sun-soaked driveway, and is a good size for a foundation planting, patio accent, and mixed border standout. It flowers best if fed heavily during the growth season. Space plants 3 feet apart for a good, solid line of color.

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Genus Rosa
Variety 'JACum'
Item Form Bareroot Grafted
Zone 5 - 9
Bloom Start To End Late Spring - Late Fall
Habit Upright
Plant Height 4 ft
Plant Width 3 ft - 4 ft
Bloom Size 3 in
Petal Count 20
Additional Characteristics Award Winner, Bloom First Year, Free Bloomer, Pruning Recommended, Repeat Bloomer
Bloom Color Dark Purple, Dark Red
Bud Shape Ovoid, Pointed
Flower Shape Double, High-centered, Reflexed
Foliage Color Dark Green, Glossy
Fragrance Strong, Sweet, Citrus
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Beds, Border, Cut Flowers, Landscapes, Outdoor
Restrictions *Due to state restrictions we cannot ship to the following:
Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands

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