'Shafter' rose Description
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Climber, Hybrid Wichurana, Large-Flowered Climber.
Crimson, light yellow stamens. Mild fragrance. 15 petals. Average diameter 2". Medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), in small clusters bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer. Medium buds.
Climbing, thornless (or almost).
Height: 10' to 12' (305 to 365cm). Width: 8' (245cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Very vigorous. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew. Prune after flowering is finished.
The name for this rose was announced at the meeting of the American Rose Society held in the Bloomfield Gardens on 4 June 1919. Dr. Robert Huey died on 12 March 1928.
'Dr. Huey' does well in alkaline soil.