'KEItoly' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Margarita
Climber, Miniature, Cl., Shrub.
Salmon-pink. Geranium-pink shading. Moderate fragrance. Average diameter 1.25". Small, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, flat bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Medium, arching, bushy. Semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 2' to 5' (60 to 150 cm). Width of 3' to 6' (90 to 185 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for garden, ground cover or landscape. Vigorous. shade tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Prune lightly or not at all.
United States - Patent No: PP 5,841 on 30 Dec 1986 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/636,483 on 1 Aug 1984
A new and distinct variety rose plant of the Shrub Class is provided which
produces double pink blossoms in extreme abundance during the springtime
which give a strikingly attractive overall appearance. The plant exhibits
a distinctive weeping or semi-pendulous growth habit combined with extreme
hardiness and excellent disease resistance.
Suzuki; Seizo (Tokyo, JP)
The Conard-Pyle Company
For more information about parentage, see References.
In his column Roses Abroad in the January 1998 issue of the American Rose magazine (pp.16-7), Sean McCann says this rose makes a great candidate for a hanging basket.
One of the Roses that "passed the test" in Longwood Garden's Ten-Year Rose Trials.