'Ispahan' rose Description
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Pink. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 2.5". Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height: 4' to 8' (120 to 245cm). Width: 2' to 5' (60 to 150cm).
USDA zone 3b through 9b. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood.. Prune after flowering is finished.
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In September 1998, the Montreal Botanical Garden (Le Jardin Botanique de Montreal) carried out a survey of its roses' resistance to black spot, powdery mildew and rust. This is one of the outstanding varieties which showed a 0% to 5% infection rate. The data was taken on well-established roses.
One of the Roses that "passed the test" in Longwood Garden's Ten-Year Rose Trials.
The very popular novel "Hajji Baba of Ispahan" by James Justinian Morier was first published 1824.