'Händel' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Old Glory
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Red blend Large-Flowered Climber.Registration name: MAChaExhibition name:
Climber, Floribunda, Cl., Large-Flowered Climber.
Red blend, pink edges. Mild fragrance. 22 to 30 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, very double bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 5' to 15' (150 to 455 cm). Width of 7' to 8' (215 to 245 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .
Germany - Patent No: 803 766
Gwen Powell says her photograph is of 'Handel' in it's first year of growth. With plenty of fertilizer and water the plant grows about 6 inches a week. Right now it gets only about ½ day of sun.