'Martin Frobisher' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Marina's Garden. Crawfordville, FL
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Light pink Hybrid Rugosa.
Registration name: Martin Frobisher
Hybrid Rugosa. (Series: Explorer Series Collection)
Light pink. Mild to strong fragrance. 25 to 40 petals. Average diameter 2.5". Medium, full (26-40 petals) bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Thornless (or almost), upright.
Height: 5' to 6' (150 to 185cm). Width: up to 4' (up to 120cm).
USDA zone 2b and warmer. Can be used for hedge. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .
The first Explorer rose.
The Swedish Rose Society recommends Martin Frobisher for northern Sweden.
Dr. Felicitas Svejda states the parentage to be: open pollination of 'Schneezwerg' [Elliott]