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'Cherry Frost' rose Description
'Cherry Frost' rose photo
Photo courtesy of JAO
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
2 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
Origin:
Bred by Julie Overom (United States, 2006).
Introduced in United States by Star Roses (Pennsylvania) in 2018 as 'Cherry Frost'.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Cherry-red.  None to mild fragrance.  15 to 20 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Small, double (17-25 petals), in large clusters, cupped bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  Small buds.  
Habit:
Medium, arching, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, upright, well-branched.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of up to 6' (up to 185 cm).  Width of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 3b and warmer.  Can be used for shrub or specimen.  Very hardy.  vigorous.  flowers drop off cleanly.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 31,286  on  31 Dec 2019   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 16/350,636  on  13 Dec 2018
The new variety of Rosa hybrida climbing rose plant was created during July 2006 in Lake Nebagamon, Wis., U.S.A., by artificial pollination wherein two parents were crossed which previously had been studied in the hope that they would contribute the desired characteristics. The female parent (i.e., the seed parent) was an unnamed seedling (non-patented). The male parent (i.e., the pollen parent) was an unnamed seedling (non-patented).
Ploidy:
Triploid
Notes:
A 2018 pre-release was limited to approximately 1,500 plants, mostly in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Ploidy checked by David Zlesak.

Parentage given in the patent is Unnamed seedling x Unnamed seedling.
However, the hybridizer, Julie Overom, has provided the parentage listed here.