'Pink Surprise' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Marina's Garden. Crawfordville, FL
Medium pink Shrub.Registration name: LENbrac
, LLX8654Exhibition name:
Light pink, white reverse, red stamens. Moderate fragrance. 4 to 11 petals. Average diameter 4.25". Large, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Tall, armed with thorns / prickles. Large, glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 39" to 8' 2" (100 to 250 cm). Width of 39" to 9' 10" (100 to 300 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Can be used for garden or landscape.
See Member Comments tab for discussion of parentage. It is almost certain that the pollen parent is a rugosa, perhaps a pinkish sport of Rosa rugosa regeliana (per information in member comment, the pollen parent of his 'White Surprise' bred at the same time), not the Meilland HT named 'La Rosée'.