Midnight Blue (Rosa 'WEKfabpur')-Hort Answers - University of Illinois Extension
University of Illinois Extension

University of Illinois Extension

Hort Answers


Midnight Blue
Rosa 'WEKfabpur'

Compact shrub rose with velvet purple double flowers, 3 inches wide (petal count 25 to 30) Strong clove fragrance held in clusters, bright green glossy foliage. 
Mature Height
2-3 Feet (Width is 2'-3')
USDA Hardiness Zone
5 - 9 
Bloom Color
Bloom Season
May - October
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure/Light Requirements
Full Sun
Pests and Problems

Environmental Damage

Insect Damage

Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:

Black spot and mildew resistant
Additional Notes
Velvet purple color intensifies during cooler weather and blooms get larger.


Related Resources
Home, Yard & Garden Pest Guide
Illinois Commercial Landscape and Turfgrass Pest Management Handbook
U of IL - Distance Diagnosis through Digital Imaging
U of IL - Plant Clinic