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'Georg Arends' rose Description
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Medium pink Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Georg Arends
Bred by L. Wilhelm Hinner (Germany, 1910).
Introduced in Australia by Arthur Yates & Co. Ltd. in 1912 as 'Georg Arends'.
Hybrid Perpetual, Hybrid Tea.  
Pink.  Strong, centifolia fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 4.75".  Very large, very double, borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  
Tall, arching, climbing, thornless (or almost).  Large foliage.  

Height: 4' to 7' (120 to 215cm).  Width: 3' (90cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer.  Plant in partial shade for best color.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew.  Prune dead wood.  
Georg Arends' nursery for herbaceous plants was in existence at least 1905-1960 at Wuppertal-Ronsdorf in Germany.

There is no evidence that 'Fortuné Besson' was considered a synonym of 'Georg Arends' except Mr. Nicolas' statement in 1930 and an article by Dr. L. Morel in 1934.- see References.

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