'Dr. Eckener' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Alex Stepanov
Golden-yellow, orange shading, salmon-pink center, yellow undertones. Moderate, centifolia fragrance. Large, semi-double (9-16 petals), globular bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 4' 11" to 8' (150 to 245 cm). Width of up to 6' (up to 185 cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Hardy. very vigorous.
Lloyd Brace of The Roseraie at Bayfields says this rose has a large nearly double pale yellow bloom with peach/apricot tones and a good scent.
Dr. Hugo Eckener (August 10, 1868 - August 14, 1954) was a famous captain of the dirigible Graf Zeppelin.