'Rosalina ™' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
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Deep pink Shrub.Registration name: KORsakuExhibition name:
Deep pink. Moderate fragrance. up to 5 petals. Average diameter 2.25". Small to medium, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Small, pointed, ovoid buds.
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, spreading, well-branched. Medium, glossy, medium green, leathery foliage. 7 to 9 leaflets.
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm). Width of 4' 11" to 5' 11" (150 to 180 cm).
USDA zone 3b and warmer. Can be used for garden, hedge or shrub. Very hardy. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Do not spray. Needs little care; relatively disease-free and quite hardy. Prune lightly or not at all.
United States - Patent No: PP 9,011 on 13 Dec 1994 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/201,238 on 24 Feb 1994
The pollen parent was of the Rugosa-type.
One of the roses (listed as 'Rosalina') in the Rose Introducers of New Zealand (RINZ) 1998 Display Trial.
Winner of a Royal National Rose Society Trial Ground Certificate in 1994. They describe KORsaku ('Roselina') as a cluster-flowered shrub which bears clusters of single, pink blooms... Kordes 1992... To be introduced in the UK 1995...