'Skyrocket' rose Description
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Dark red Hybrid Musk.
Registration name: Skyrocket
Exhibition name: Skyrocket
Hybrid Musk, Lambertiana.
Dark red. Moderate, honey fragrance. Average diameter 2.75". Double (17-25 petals), in large clusters, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Bushy, climbing, dense. Large, glossy, dense foliage.
Height: 6' to 8' (185 to 245cm).
USDA zone 6b through 10b.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Wilhelm Kordes, the grand old man of rose breeding, was born on March 30, 1891.