'F.J. Grootendorst' rose Description
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Medium red Hybrid Rugosa.
Registration name: F.J. Grootendorst
Red. None to mild fragrance. 39 petals. Average diameter 1.25". Small, very double, cluster-flowered, in large clusters, open bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Bushy. Small, wrinkled (rugose) foliage.
Height of 4' 11" to 6' 7" (150 to 200 cm). Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Vigorous. can be trained as a climber. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
The Swedish Rose Society recommends F.J. Grootendorst for northern Sweden.
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