"Lavender Pink Parfait"

(Pronounced: LAV-en-der PINK par-FAY)

ALSO KNOWN AS:

"Lavender Pink Parfait"

 

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"Lavender Pink Parfait" makes a compact small bush 1' - 3' in height.

 

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The tiny blooms are borne in dense clusters of delicate flowers in a wide range of shades of lavender and mauve.

 

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The flowers are semi-double and quite small (1/2" to 3/4") but they occur in large dense cluster. Unlike many other roses, the blooms of "Lavender Pink Parfait" vary in color from light pink to mauve when they open, and they do not fade appreciably

 
 

 
GENERAL
INFORMATION:

"Lavender Pink Parfait" is a found rose with small (1/2" to 1") delicately pointed lavender, sweetly scented, flowers with yellow centers. The color of the flowers vary from pale lilac to deep maroon-mauve. The bloom is recurrent from April to frost.

The foliage is small, soft green, and lush. "Lavender Pink Parfait" makes an excellent border or container plant.

 
BOTANICAL
GROUP:

Synstylae

 
GROUP:

Found

 
CLASS:

Pol

 
SEED
PARENT:

Unknown  

POLLEN
PARENT:

Unknown  

BREEDER:

Unknown  

INTRODUCED:

"Lavender Pink Parfait" is a found rose that was introduced into commerce in 1988.  

DATE:

Unknown [ United States ]  

PLANT SIZE
AND FORM:

Height:    1 '     to    3 '           Width:    1 '     to    2 '



"Lavender Pink Parfait" is a small compact bush that will reach heights between 1' and 3'.  

FOLIAGE
DESCRIPTION:

The foliage is small, soft green, and lush.

 
FOLIAGE
FRAGRANCE:

None.  

BLOOM
FREQUENCY:

C - Continuous. "Lavender Pink Parfait" starts blooming in mid-spring (early April in the Texas Hill Country) and repeats reliably throughout the summer and fall.

 
BLOOM
DESCRIPTION:
Flower Size:    .50"      to      .75"           Cluster Size:    8      to      15           Petal Count:    15 to 25          

"Lavender Pink Parfait" flowers are very small (1/2" to 3/4"), relatively flat, and semi-double with bright yellow open stamens.

 
BLOOM
COLOR:

M - Mauve. "Lavender Pink Parfait" buds are bright pink and open to a variety of shades of lavender and mauve. The opened blooms do not fade appreciably in the sunlight.

 
COLOR VARIATION:

The flowers vary from light pink to mauve in color.  

FRAGRANCE:

MF - Moderately Fragrant. "Lavender Pink Parfait" has a delicate sweet fragrance.

 
HIPS:

None Observed.

 
CLIMATE:

Zones 6 - 9  

CULTURE:

"Lavender Pink Parfait" is tolerant of poor soils but likes a bright sunny location.

 
PROPAGATION:

"Lavender Pink Parfait" may be propagated by cuttings.

 
OTHER
CHARACTERISTICS:


    ** Tolerant of poorer soils
    ** Good for bedding or mass plantings
    ** Suitable for hedging and fence rows
    ** Requires sunny location to thrive
    ** Suitable for growing in pots
    ** Availability is limited  

ANECDOTAL
INFORMATION:
 
REFERENCES:

Antique Rose Emporium. The Antique Rose Emporium 1988 Catalog. Independence, Texas: Antique Rose Emporium. 1988, p. 6.