Rose (Rosa 'Happy, Cl.') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Happy, Cl.'
'Climbing Alberich'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Small: under 2"
Bloom shape: Other: Lightly cupped
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: Dark red
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Some
Class: Other: Climbing polyantha
Extra Color Info: Dark red
Growth Habit: Climber, typically 10-15 feet
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: Discovered by Barbara A.K. Gordon, 2000

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)
Plant Height: 10-15 feet
Plant Spread: 5-6 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Sport of: Happy

Climbing Alberich

The Most Loved and Beautiful of FlowersThe Most Loved and Beautiful of Flowers
February 9, 2013

Some know it as the Queen of Flowers; others call it by its family name, Rosaceae. But most of us know it, quite simply, as the rose. Whether grown in gardens, depicted in drawings, or praised in poetry, it is one of the most loved and beautiful of all flowers. This article briefly describes its history, explains its basic classifications, and provides descriptions and photographs of some of the most interesting and diverse specimens of the rose, the most beautiful of the flowering plants.

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Photo gallery:
Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2002-11-09Climbing Alberich
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-11-04
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