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'Georg Ruf' rose Description
'Georg Ruf' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rosaplant
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Discovered by Hans Van Hage (Netherlands).
Introduced in Germany by Rosenschule Ruf in before 2017 as 'Georg Ruf'.
Introduced in Netherlands by Bierkreek, kwekerij, de in before 2017 as 'Georg Ruf'.
Hybrid Rugosa.  
Pink.  1"-large hips.  Large, semi-double (9-16 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of 2' to 32" (60 to 80 cm).  Width of up to 20" (up to 50 cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer.  Produces decorative hips.  
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Bierkreek and Rosenschule Ruf describe the Story of this rose as follows: The story goes that Georg Ruf wanted to make jam, for which he took the largest of the largest hips he could find. Afterwards he threw the waste of his jam-making out of the kitchen window and the next season a new rose grew under his window with enormous tomato shaped hips. Rosebschule Ruf had actually discarded this seedling and presented it to Hans van Hage of Bierkreek nursery. Hans realized the extraordinary hips and named the plant after Georg Ruf.
Georg Ruf is possibly a seedling of 'Roseraie de l'Haÿ'.
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