'Excellenz von Schubert' rose Description
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Deep pink Polyantha.
Registration name: Excellenz von Schubert (Polyantha Lambert, 1909)
Exhibition name: Excellenz von Schubert
Climber, Hybrid Musk, Lambertiana, Polyantha, Polyantha, Cl..
Carmine-pink. Strong fragrance. Small to medium, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, climbing, upright. Dark green, dense foliage.
Height: up to 5' (up to 150cm). Width: up to 5' (up to 150cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for garden, hedge or pillar. Vigorous. Prune lightly or not at all.
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog 2000 says Excellenz von Schubert (Hybrid Musk) produces large clusters of lilac-pink pompons on long, arching canes... it is perhaps the best of the Lambertiana Roses -- a precursor to the Hybrid Musk class...