'Red Dorothy Perkins' rose Description
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Medium red Hybrid Wichurana.Registration name: Excelsa
Hybrid Wichurana, Rambler.
Cerise, white center, ages to scarlet . None / no fragrance. Average diameter 1.5". Small to medium, double (17-25 petals), in large clusters bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Small, glossy foliage.
Height: 9'10" to 20' (300 to 610cm). Width: up to 12' (up to 365cm).
USDA zone 5b through 9b. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection). Prune after flowering is finished.
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Member Palustris advises that 'Excelsa''s pedicel has small bristles.