'Max Graf' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Museo Giardino della Rosa Antica
Pink blend Hybrid Rugosa.
Registration name: Max Graf
Hybrid Rugosa, Hybrid Wichurana.
Pink, golden-yellow stamens. Apple fragrance. 5 petals. Average diameter 2.75". Medium, single (4-8 petals) bloom form. Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.
Bushy, climbing. Wrinkled (rugose) foliage.
Height of up to 2' (up to 60 cm). Width of up to 8' (up to 245 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for ground cover. Hardy. vigorous. shade tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
Parentage uncertain, please see References.
'Max.Graf', was discovered by the foreman, Mr. Graf, in the nursery at Pomfret Center, Conn., owned by Mr. James H. Bowditch. Refer 1920 reference.