'Dr. Helfferich' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Matt's Northwest Florida Garden
Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Dr. Helfferich
Exhibition name: Dr. Helfferich
Rose-pink, yellow center, silver(y) edges. Strong fragrance. Very large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Large, ovoid buds.
Upright. Medium, glossy foliage.
Height of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Hardy. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.