'Altissimo ®' rose Description
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Medium red Large-Flowered Climber.Registration name: DELmurExhibition name:
Bred by G. Delbard
Introduced in United Kingdom by Cuthbert
in 1966 as 'Altissimo'.
Climber, Floribunda, Cl., Large-Flowered Climber.
Red. Mild, clove fragrance. 7 petals. Average diameter 5". Large, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, climbing. Dark green foliage.
Height of 7' to 15' (215 to 455 cm). Width of 8' (245 cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Can be used for garden, pillar or shrub. Hardy. can be grown as a shrub. shade tolerant. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.