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'Altissimo ®' rose Description
'Altissimo ® (LCl, Delbard, 1966)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth Dewsbery
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
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Medium red Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: DELmur
Exhibition name: Altissimo ®
Origin:
Bred by G. Delbard (France, 1966).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Cuthbert in 1966 as 'Altissimo'.
Class:
Climber, Floribunda, Cl., Large-Flowered Climber.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Tall, climbing.  Dark green foliage.  
Height of 7' to 15' (215 to 455 cm).  Width of 8' (245 cm).
Growing:
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.  
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