'Elmshorn' rose Description
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Deep pink Shrub.
Registration name: Elmshorn
Hybrid Musk, Lambertiana, Shrub.
Rose-red. Mild, musk fragrance. 20 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Small, double (17-25 petals), in large clusters, cupped, rosette bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Glossy, light green, wrinkled (rugose) foliage.
Height: 4' to 10' (120 to 305cm). Width: up to 4' (up to 120cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be trained as a climber. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood.. Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit.
Mentioned in the American Rose Annual 1952 as one of the New Roses of the World.