'Heidelberg' rose Description
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Medium red Hybrid Kordesii.
Registration name: Heidelberg
Exhibition name: Heidelberg
Crimson, lighter reverse. Mild fragrance. 32 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, exhibition, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy, climbing. Glossy, leathery foliage.
Height of 6' to 8' (185 to 245 cm). Width of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar. Very vigorous. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
Germany - Patent No: 39 620 031
Gruss an Heidelberg is an ADR award winner. It is not a Rosa kordesii, as stated in some publications.