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'Dortmund' rose Description
'Dortmund' rose photo
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Medium red Hybrid Kordesii.
Registration name: Dortmund
Bred by Wilhelm J.H. Kordes II (1891-1976) (Germany, 1955).
Introduced in United States by Roy Hennessey as 'Dortmund'.
Hybrid Kordesii, Shrub.  
Cherry-red, white center, yellow stamens.  None to mild fragrance.  Average diameter 4.5".  Very large, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, flat bloom form.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Armed with thorns / prickles, climbing.  Glossy, dark green, holly-like foliage.  

Height: 8'2" to 12' (250 to 365cm).  Width: up to 6' (up to 185cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b.  Can be used for garden, landscape, pillar or shrub.  Can be grown as a shrub.  can be trained as a climber.  produces decorative hips.  rain tolerant.  shade tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  Needs little care; relatively disease-free and quite hardy.  Prune dead wood.  
Germany - Patent No: 674 247
One of the Roses that "passed the test" in Longwood Garden's Ten-Year Rose Trials.
Orange hips
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