'Astrid Lindgren' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Emilka
53 favorite votes.
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.
Light pink. Raspberry fragrance. Medium, double (17-25 petals), in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 4' to 8' (120 to 245 cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer. Produces decorative hips. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.
If you know the parentage of this rose, or other details, please contact us.
Writer Astrid Lindgren was born Astrid Anna Emilia Ericsson 14 November 1907 in Näs, near Vimmerby, Småland. Lindgren wrote Pippi Longstocking (Pippi Långstrump) as a birthday present for her daughter in 1944.