'Champlain' rose Description
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Dark red Hybrid Kordesii.
Registration name: Champlain
Hybrid Kordesii, Shrub. Explorer Series Collection.
Scarlet, yellow stamens. Mild fragrance. 30 petals. Very double bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Armed with thorns / prickles, spreading. Bronze-green foliage.
Height: 3' to 4' (90 to 120cm). Width: 3' to 4' (90 to 120cm).
USDA zone 3b and warmer. Hardy. benefits from winter protection in colder climates. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot , susceptible to Mildew.
Explorer Samuel de Champlain is known as the Father of New France. He was born in Grouage, France, in 1567. In 1608, Champlain founded a settlement in Quebec, Canada, and died there on Christmas Day 1635.
Dr. Felicitas Svejda confirms the parentage to be (R. kordesii x tetraploid seedling from 'Max Graf') x ('Red Dawn' x 'Suzanne' open polination)