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'Elmshorn' rose Description
'Elmshorn' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Clayton Austin
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
24 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Deep pink Shrub.
Registration name: Elmshorn
Origin:
Bred by Reimer Kordes (1922-1997) (Germany, before 1950).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 1951 as 'Elmshorn'.
Introduced in United Kingdom by Henry Morse & Sons in 1951 as 'Elmshorn'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1952 as 'Elmshorn'.
Class:
Hybrid Musk, Lambertiana, Shrub.  
Bloom:
Rose-red.  Mild, musk fragrance.  20 petals.  Average diameter 1.5".  Small, double (17-25 petals), in large clusters, cupped, rosette bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Glossy, light green, wrinkled (rugose) foliage.  
Height of 4' to 10' (120 to 305 cm).  Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be trained as a climber.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit.  
Ploidy:
Triploid
Parentage:
Notes:
Mentioned in the American Rose Annual 1952 as one of the New Roses of the World.
 
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