'Dorothy Perkins' rose Description
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Light pink Hybrid Wichurana.
Hybrid Wichurana, Rambler.
Salmon-pink, ages to darker . Mild fragrance. up to 40 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Small, full (26-40 petals), in large clusters, flat bloom form. Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.
Climbing. Small, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 10' to 20' (305 to 610 cm). Width of up to 8' (up to 245 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Very vigorous. drought resistant. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection). Prune after flowering is finished.
Parentage may have been R. Wichuraiana x Turner's Crimson Rambler. See references