'Dorothy Perkins' rose Description
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Light pink Hybrid Wichurana.
Hybrid Wichurana, Rambler.
Salmon-pink, ages to darker . Mild fragrance. up to 40 petals. Average diameter 1.75". Small to medium, full (26-40 petals), in large clusters, flat bloom form. Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.
Climbing. Small, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height: 10' to 20' (305 to 610cm). Width: up to 8' (up to 245cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Very vigorous. drought resistant. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection). Prune after flowering is finished.
Parentage may have been R. Wichuraiana x Turner's Crimson Rambler. See references
Members comments indicate that 'Dorothy Perkins' seems to have a smooth pedicel.