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'Iskra' rose Description
'Iskra (climber, Meilland, 1969)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of J & K
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
11 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium red Floribunda, Cl..
Registration name: MEIhaiti,  MEIhati
Exhibition name: Sparkling Scarlet
Origin:
Bred by Marie-Louise (Louisette) Meilland (Paolino) (1920-1987) (France, before 1969).
Introduced in France by URS (Universal Rose Selection)-Meilland in 1969 as 'Iskra'.
Introduced in Australia by Roy H. Rumsey Pty. Ltd. in 1971 as 'Iskra'.
Class:
Climber, Floribunda, Cl..  
Bloom:
Scarlet to orange-red.  Moderate, fruity fragrance.  6 to 13 petals.  Average diameter 2.5".  Medium, single to semi-double, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Climbing.  Large, bronze-green, leathery foliage.  
Height of up to 10' (up to 305 cm).  Width of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
 
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