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'F.J. Grootendorst' rose Description
'Grootendorst' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Aurelija
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
77 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium red Hybrid Rugosa.
Registration name: F.J. Grootendorst
Origin:
Bred by De Goey (Netherlands, 1918).
Introduced in Netherlands by F. J. Grootendorst & Sons in 1918 as 'F.J. Grootendorst'.
Class:
Hybrid Rugosa, Shrub.  
Bloom:
Red.  None to mild fragrance.  39 petals.  Average diameter 1.25".  Small, very double, cluster-flowered, in large clusters, open bloom form.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  
Habit:
Bushy.  Small, wrinkled (rugose) foliage.  
Height of 4' 11" to 6' 7" (150 to 200 cm).  Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Vigorous.  can be trained as a climber.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Ploidy:
Diploid
Notes:
The Swedish Rose Society recommends F.J. Grootendorst for northern Sweden.
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