'Lessing' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Dorothea Jungen
Red blend Hybrid Multiflora.
Registration name: Lessing
Hybrid Multiflora, Lambertiana.
Pink, lilac shading, white stripes, lemon-yellow center. Moderate fragrance. Small, semi-double to double, in large clusters bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Armed with thorns / prickles, climbing. Large, light green foliage.
Height of up to 4' 11" (up to 150 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 10b. Vigorous.
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (January 22, 1729 - February 15, 1781 ), German writer.