'Roselina' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
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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: 3' to 4' (90 to 120cm). Width: 4'11" to 5'11" (150 to 180cm).
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...