'Lichterloh' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Medium red Hybrid Musk.
Registration name: Lichterloh
Exhibition name: Lichterloh
Red. Mild fragrance. Semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Ovoid buds.
Medium, upright. Glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden. Vigorous. 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.
According to the 1959 American Rose Annual,' Lichterloh' was registered as a Hybrid Musk. Subsequently, the class was changed to Floribunda. In 2007, the ARS reclassified 'Lichterloh' back to Hybrid Musk from Floribunda.