'Konrad Adenauer' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Maurice REYBAUD
Dark red. Strong fragrance. 35 petals. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
From 1949 to 1963 Konrad Adenauer served as the first Chancellor of the West German Republic. He was born 5 January 1876 and died 19 April 1967. Adenauer was Time magazine's 1953 Man of the Year.