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'Pink Surprise' rose Description
'Pink Surprise (shrub, Lens 1987)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of JasonSims1984
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
32 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Shrub.
Registration name: LENbrac,  LLX8654
Exhibition name: Pink Surprise
Origin:
Bred by Louis Lens (1924-2001) (Belgium, 1987).
Class:
Hybrid Bracteata, Shrub.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
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).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 9b.  Can be used for garden or landscape.  
Ploidy:
Diploid
Notes:
Sets hips

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