Rise Up Lilac Days™ Rose
Rise Up Lilac Days™ Rose flowers
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Height: 8 feet
Spread: 4 feet
Hardiness Zone: 4a
Group/Class: Proven Winners Series
Brand: Proven Winners
A wonderful climbing variety with a neat and dense habit that can be pruned into a shrub or allowed to climb trellises and arbors; exceptionally fragrant, ruffled lilac-purple blooms are accented by glossy, deep green foliage; great cut flower quality
Rise Up Lilac Days™ Rose features showy fragrant lilac purple flowers with purple overtones along the branches in early summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green deciduous foliage. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color.
Rise Up Lilac Days™ 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.
Rise Up Lilac Days™ Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- General Garden Use
Planting & Growing
Rise Up Lilac Days™ Rose will grow to be about 8 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, 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. This plant should not require much in the way of fertilizing once established, although it may appreciate a shot of general-purpose fertilizer from time to time early in the growing season. 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.