'Fellemberg'

(Pronounced: Fell IM Burg)

ALSO KNOWN AS:

'Fellenberg' , 'Fellenberg' , 'La Belle Marseillaise'

 

'Fellemberg'

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'Fellemberg' is a moderate sized bush that is very free-flowering, producing clusters of rosy-scarlet blooms against a background of healthy spreading foliage.

 

'Fellemberg'

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The blooms are rosy scarlet and occur in clusters. Although it was originally classified as a China rose, it is now generally recognized as one of the few red Noisette roses.

 

'Fellemberg'

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'Fellemberg' blooms are open cupped and medium-sized, and they occur in large clusters.

 

'Fellemberg'

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'Fellemberg' can make a rather large bush, that is normally covered with huge sprays of large pink blooms.

 

'Fellemberg'

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At times the blooms can be a much darker shade, even crimson.

 
 

 
GENERAL
INFORMATION:

'Fellemberg' blooms are medium sized (2-1/2"), double (36 petals), cupped cerise-crimson, with bright yellow stamens, and they occur in large clusters. The blooms repeat throughout the growing season.

'Fellemberg' s one of the older roses, and it was once designated as a China rose that appeared prior to 1835. It is now recognized as one of the few red Noisette roses.

'Fellemberg' makes an excellent small pillar rose, or it may be trained as a shrub. The growth habit is bushy and spreading, and the foliage is dark green. The stems are more thorny than most China roses.

 
BOTANICAL
GROUP:

Chinensis

 
GROUP:

OGR

 
CLASS:

N

 
SEED
PARENT:

Unknown - A China hybrid of unknown parentage, probably with Rosa multiflora influence.  

POLLEN
PARENT:

Unknown  

BREEDER:

Fellemberg  

INTRODUCED:

'Fellemberg' has been known since 1835. It was bred by Fellemberg (Germany).  

DATE:

Before 1835 [ Germany ]  

PLANT SIZE
AND FORM:

Height:    4 '     to    7 '           Width:    3 '     to    3 '



'Fellemberg' forms a spreading shrub 3' to 7' in height.  

FOLIAGE
DESCRIPTION:

The foliage is dark green and dull.

 
FOLIAGE
FRAGRANCE:

None.  

BLOOM
FREQUENCY:

C - Continuous. 'Fellemberg' starts blooming in mid-spring (April in the Texas Hill Country). It flowers very freely and repeats well until frost.

 
BLOOM
DESCRIPTION:
Flower Size:    3.00"      to      3.50"           Cluster Size:    5      to      10           Petal Count:    0 to 0          

'Fellemberg' flowers are medium-sized (2" to 3"), cupped, and loosely double (36 petals). They occur in large clusters.

 
BLOOM
COLOR:

mr - Medium red. 'Fellemberg' blooms are a cerise-crimson color, with bright yellow stamens.

 
COLOR VARIATION:

None.  

FRAGRANCE:

nf - Not Fragrant. 'Fellemberg' has no fragrance.

 
HIPS:

None observed.

 
CLIMATE:

Zones 7 - 9  

CULTURE:

'Fellemberg' is very disease resistant. It requires little attention other than sun, water and occasional mulching.

 
PROPAGATION:

'Fellemberg' is easily propagated from cuttings.

 
OTHER
CHARACTERISTICS:


    ** Tolerant of poorer soils
    ** Widely Availabile

'Fellemberg' makes an excellent small pillar rose.

 
ANECDOTAL
INFORMATION:

'Fellemberg' is best trained as a shrub, and may be grown in a large container

Roses similar to 'Fellemberg' have been found growing in old monasteries in China.

 
REFERENCES:

American Rose Society. Modern Roses 10. Shreveport, Louisiana: American Rose Society. 1993, p. 175.

Antique Rose Emporium. The Antique Rose Emporium 1988 Catalog. Independence, Texas: Antique Rose Emporium. 1988, p. 23.

Antique Rose Emporium. The Antique Rose Emporium 1988 Catalog. Independence, Texas: Antique Rose Emporium. 1988, p. 23.

Beales, Peter. Classic Roses. New York: Henry Holt & Company. 1997, p. 357.