- Botanical Name:Rosa hybrida ‘Intrigue’
- Height:3 – 5 Feet
- Spacing:3 feet
- Depth:Soak the bareroot in water for about an hour. As a rule of thumb, dig the hole about 1 1/2 times as deep and 1 1/2 times as wide as the root system is long. Mound a small pile of soil in the center of the hole as a support for the rose’s root crown. Be s
- Spread:2 – 3 feet
- Light Required:Full Sun
- Size:No. 1 To 1 1/2 Grade Bareroot
- Blooms:Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, All Summer
- Form:Roses, Perennials, Shrubs
- Flower Form:Plum purple, fragrant, double blooms are medium-large, with a petal count of 25-30.
- Soil Requirements:Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
- Pruning:Since rose bushes like to send out a strong lateral cane at the node just below a pruning cut, try to make pruning cuts about 1/4 inch above an “outward” facing leaf bud. By doing this and removing plant material from the center of the bush you will crea
- Foliage:Dark green leaves.
- Comments:Extraordinary plum-purple color opens from rich, purple-red buds. Strong fragrance of citrus and rose perfumes the summer garden. Handsome dark green foliage. Established plants produce more blooms and the best color. AARS Winner – 1984.
This All-America Rose Selections winner is sure to delight the senses. Clusters of medium-large, velvety, plum purple flowers perfume the summer air with their citrusy-rose scent. The flowers have the elegant hybrid tea form and long stems, making them ideal for cut-floral arrangements. Growing up to 5 ft. tall, Intrigue has a bushy habit. Blooms from late spring to fall. Plant in full sun to part shade. Zones 5-9.