'Sarah Van Fleet' rose Description
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Medium pink Hybrid Rugosa.
Registration name: Sarah Van Fleet
Rose-pink, ages to lighter . Moderate, old rose fragrance. Medium to large, semi-double (9-16 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped, open bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Armed with thorns / prickles, dense, spreading. Wrinkled (rugose) foliage.
Height of 5' to 8' (150 to 245 cm). Width of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Hardy. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, susceptible to rust .
Modern Roses 10 says parentage may be in doubt because of chromosome number. Does not set hips.