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Rosa 'DELmur'

Previously known as:

  • Rosa 'Altissimo'
Phonetic Spelling
RO-zuh
Description

Altissimo is a rare red climbing rose.  It has an upright habit with blood-red single flowers on new wood.  It is hardy and heat tolerant.  Its leaves are deep green and leathery.  It has good disease resistance and makes an excellent cut flower.  It free flowers throughout the spring and summer.  Plant it in the full sun.  It blooms all season long on both new and old wood.  Pruning can be done in the spring to promote new growth.  

A light clove fragrance is emitted.  

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Tags:
#fragrant flowers#red flowers#cut flowers#climbing#trellis#cpp#climbing rose#cutting garden#single bloom
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#fragrant flowers#red flowers#cut flowers#climbing#trellis#cpp#climbing rose#cutting garden#single bloom
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Rosa
    Family:
    Rosaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    France
    Play Value:
    Attractive Flowers
    Buffer
    Colorful
    Defines Paths
    Fragrance
    Screening
    Textural
    Dimensions:
    Height: 8 ft. 0 in. - 10 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 6 ft. 0 in. - 10 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Rose
    Shrub
    Vine
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Climbing
    Maintenance:
    High
    Appendage:
    Prickles
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Alkaline (>8.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Available Space To Plant:
    3 feet-6 feet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8b, 8a, 9a, 9b, 10b, 10a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Solitary
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Good Cut
    Long Bloom Season
    Long-lasting
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Cup
    Saucer
    Flower Petals:
    4-5 petals/rays
    Flower Size:
    3-6 inches
    Flower Description:
    Blood-red flat saucer-like velvety petals and yellow stamens. Large, 4"-5" single bloom with 5 to 7 petals, blooms on stiff canes; repeat blooms, light fragrance.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Leathery
    Leaf Margin:
    Serrate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Dark green leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Vertical Spaces
    Landscape Theme:
    Cottage Garden
    Cutting Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Diseases
    Problems:
    Spines/Thorns