'Skyrocket' rose Description
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Dark red Hybrid Musk.
Registration name: Skyrocket
Exhibition name: Skyrocket
Hybrid Musk, Lambertiana.
Dark red. Moderate, honey fragrance. Average diameter 2.75". Double (17-25 petals), in small clusters, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Bushy, climbing, dense. Large, glossy, dense foliage.
Height of 6' to 8' (185 to 245 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 10b.
Wilhelm Kordes, the grand old man of rose breeding, was born on March 30, 1891.