'Elmshorn' rose Description
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Deep pink Shrub.
Registration name: Elmshorn
Hybrid Musk, Lambertiana, Shrub.
Rose-red. Mild, musk fragrance. 20 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Small, double (17-25 petals), in large clusters, cupped, rosette bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Glossy, light green, wrinkled (rugose) foliage.
Height of 4' to 10' (120 to 305 cm). Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be trained as a climber. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood.. Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit.
Mentioned in the American Rose Annual 1952 as one of the New Roses of the World.