'Cerise Bouquet' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Maribel Blasco
Climber, Hybrid Multibracteata, Shrub.
Cherry-red. Mild fragrance. up to 25 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Small, semi-double to double, flat bloom form. Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.
Arching, climbing. Small foliage.
Height of 9' 10" to 12' (300 to 365 cm). Width of 6' to 12' (185 to 365 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for garden or pillar. Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood.. Do not dead head. Do not prune. This rose blooms on old wood.
Bred by Mathias Tantau in 1937 and given as a gift to Wilhelm Kordes, commercialized by Kordes & Sons only in 1958.