'Pinkie CL' is a truly outstanding rose with climbing rose that produces amazing quantities of cupped, semi-double, fragrant blooms in large clusters.
'Pinkie CL' blooms almost continuously and it makes an exceptional moderately vigorous climbing rose for arbors and trellises.
The clusters of flowers produced by'Pinkie CL' vary from a few blooms to exceptionally large trusses.
Though less well known than the bush form, 'Pinkie CL' is a truly outstanding rose that produces amazing quantities of cupped, semi-double, fragrant blooms in large clusters.
'Pinkie CL' blooms almost continuously and it makes an exceptional rose for an arbor or trellis.
Climbing sport of 'Pinkie'
'Pinkie CL' was discovered by Dering in the United States, and introduced by Armstrong Nursery in 1952.
1952 [ United States ]
|PLANT SIZE |
Height: 8 ' to 15 ' Width: 7 ' to 10 '
'Pinkie CL" makes a moderately vigorous climber, growing to heights of 15' or more.
The foliage is bright green, soft, and glossy, with mostly 7 leaflets per leaf.
C - Continuous. 'Pinkie CL' starts blooming mid march in the Texas Hill Country and blooms more or less continuously until frost.
| Flower Size: 1.75" to 2.50" Cluster Size: 5 to 10 Petal Count: 16 to 16 |
'Pinkie CL' flowers are small (1-3/4" to 2"), cupped, semi-double (16 petals) and occur in large trusses.
mp - Medium Pink. 'Pinkie CL' blooms are medium pink and tend to fade somewhat in the sunlight.
|COLOR VARIATION:|| |
VF - Very Fragrant. 'Pinkie CL' has a very strong fragrance.
Globose; Orange-Red; 3/8". 'Pinkie CL' has a nice display of hips in the fall.
Zones 6 - 9
'Pinkie CL' is very hardy and fairly tolerant of poorer soils.
'Pinkie CL' is easily propagated from cuttings.
'Pinkie CL' is suitable for pillars, arbors, and trellises.
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