Ebb Tide™

Dusky deep purple buds swirl open to very double old-fashioned flowers of velvet plum washed with a haze of sultry smoke. The intense clove fragrance can nearly bowl you over. Beautiful deep, green foliage. Gets all the better with establishment.

General Information

  • Class Floribunda
  • Cultivar cv. WEKsmopur
  • Patent Pat.#18,850
  • Plant Habit Medium
  • Growth Habit Compact, rounded
  • Plant Height 24 to 32 inches
  • Stem Length Medium
  • Foliage Color Medium green, semi-glossy
  • Disease Resistance Very good
  • Flower Color Smoked deep plum purple
  • Bud Form Pointed to globular
  • Flower Size Medium (about 3 to 4 inch diameter)
  • Flower Form Old fashioned, very double, borne in clusters
  • Petal Count Over 35
  • Parentage (Sweet Chariot x Blue Nile) x Stephen's Big Purple] x [(International Herald Tribune x Rosa soulieanna derivative) x (Sweet Chariot x Blue Nile)
  • Hybridizer Tom Carruth
  • Intro Year 2006
  • Introduced By Weeks Roses
  • Fragrant List Fragrant