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'Forstmeisters Heim' rose Description
'Forstmeisters Heim' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Waldgarten
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
15 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium red Hybrid Setigera.
Origin:
Bred by Rudolf Geschwind (Austria-Hungary (former), before 1885).
Class:
Hybrid Setigera, Rambler.  
Bloom:
Crimson.  None / no fragrance.  Medium, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  
Habit:
Armed with thorns / prickles, climbing.  Dense foliage.  
Height of up to 9' 10" (up to 300 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Very vigorous.  
Parentage:
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Notes:
Data received from Erich Unmuth of Vienna Austria. from the Rosenlexikon compiled by August J├Ąger 1936. This states that this rose is a Hybrid Bourbon x R. Alpina
The correct name seems to be the ungrammatical 'Forstmeister Heim' - see statement by Geschwind (1911) and eraly references.
 
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