'Ruhm von Steinfurth' rose Description
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Medium red Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Ruhm von Steinfurth
Cerise or cherry-red. Strong fragrance. Very large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Thornless (or almost), upright.
Height of 4' (120 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Hardy.
The rose in Sangerhausen and in commerce seems mislabeled. The colour crimson or lake-red is more like that of the plant in the San Jose Heritage Rose Garden.