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Alternative cultivar names:
'Conrad Ferdinand Meyer'
'Conrad F. Meyer'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Very large: 6" or more
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Extra Bloom Info: In small clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Other: Hybrid rugosa
Extra Color Info: Light pink, with silver shading
Growth Habit: Tall, 6-10 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Dr. Franz Hermann Muller, 1897
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 6-10 feet
Plant Spread: 5-8 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: (Gloire de Dijon x Duc de Rohan) x Germanica
Child plants: 6 child plants


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Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 10, 2013 9:52 PM

Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
"The perfume of this rose’s silvery-pink blossoms can make you feel like you have truly found paradise. Its flowers are large, full, and slightly cupped and the foliage is large and leathery like most other Rugosas. We have trained this moderate climber on a pillar. Make sure to plant it where you have easy access to its delicious fragrance or you will end up with a well worn path leading to it."

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