'Crimson Glory CL'
(Pronounced: CRIM-Sun GLO-Ree)
'Crimson Glory CL' , 'Grimpant Crimson Glory'
'Crimson Glory', CL is the climbing sport of Crimson Glory. It is a striking dark red Hybrid Tea rose with dark green shiny foliage.
'Crimson Glory CL', the climbing sport of the famous 'Crimson Glory' Hybrid Tea rose, produces large (5"), double (30 - 35 petals), cupped and velvety crimson red flowers with a strong damask fragrance.
The blooms occur mostly singly or in small clusters throughout the growing season. The growth habit is climbing and vigorous. Its flowers are the standard by which all other dark red roses are measured.
Climbing sport of 'Crimson Glory'
'Crimson Glory', CL was introduced by Jackson and Perkins in 1946.
1946 [ United States ]
|PLANT SIZE |
Height: 8 ' to 12 ' Width: 3 ' to 5 '
Crimson Glory - Climbing is a small climber, reaching heights of 8' - 12'.
The foliage is dark green.
R - Repeat. 'Crimson Glory', CL starts blooming in late spring (late April in the Texas Hill Country) and repeats throughout the growing season.
| Flower Size: 4.00" to 5.00" Cluster Size: 3 to 5 Petal Count: 30 to 35 |
'Crimson Glory', CL flowers are large (4" to 5"), cupped and velvety crimson red.
dr - Dark red. 'Crimson Glory', CL blooms are dark red.
|COLOR VARIATION:|| |
VF - Very fragrant. 'Crimson Glory', CL has strong Damask scent.
Zones 6 - 9
The climbing form of 'Crimson Glory' is much more vigorous than the bush form.
'Crimson Glory', CL is propagated from cutting or by grafting to root stock.
The bush form of 'Crimson Glory', whose blooms are identical to those of 'Crimson Glory', CL is the standard by which all other dark red roses are measured.
It won the National Rose Society Gold Medal in 1936 and the James Alexander Gamble Rose Fragrance Medal in 1961.
American Rose Society. Modern Roses 10. Shreveport, Louisiana: American Rose Society. 1993, p. 429.
American Rose Society. Modern Roses XI. Shreveport, Louisiana: American Rose Society. 2000, p. 105.
Antique Rose Emporium. The Antique Rose Emporium 1988 Catalog. Independence, Texas: Antique Rose Emporium. 1988, p. 42.
Beales, Peter. Classic Roses. New York: Henry Holt & Company. 1997, p. 429.