'Pinkie CL'

(Pronounced: PINK-ee)

ALSO KNOWN AS:

'Pinkie CL'

'Pinkie CL'

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'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.

 

'Pinkie CL'

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The clusters of flowers produced by'Pinkie CL' vary from a few blooms to exceptionally large trusses.

 

 
GENERAL
INFORMATION:

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.

 
BOTANICAL
GROUP:

Synstylae

 
GROUP:  
CLASS:

Cl Pol

 
SEED
PARENT:

Climbing sport of 'Pinkie'  

POLLEN
PARENT:

 

BREEDER:

Dering  

INTRODUCED:

'Pinkie CL' was discovered by Dering in the United States, and introduced by Armstrong Nursery in 1952.  

DATE:

1952 [ United States ]  

PLANT SIZE
AND FORM:

Height:    8 '     to    15 '           Width:    7 '     to    10 '



'Pinkie CL" makes a moderately vigorous climber, growing to heights of 15' or more.  

FOLIAGE
DESCRIPTION:

The foliage is bright green, soft, and glossy, with mostly 7 leaflets per leaf.

 
FOLIAGE
FRAGRANCE:

None.  

BLOOM
FREQUENCY:

C - Continuous. 'Pinkie CL' starts blooming mid march in the Texas Hill Country and blooms more or less continuously until frost.

 
BLOOM
DESCRIPTION:
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.

 
BLOOM
COLOR:

mp - Medium Pink. 'Pinkie CL' blooms are medium pink and tend to fade somewhat in the sunlight.

 
COLOR VARIATION:

None.  

FRAGRANCE:

VF - Very Fragrant. 'Pinkie CL' has a very strong fragrance.

 
HIPS:

Globose; Orange-Red; 3/8". 'Pinkie CL' has a nice display of hips in the fall.

 
CLIMATE:

Zones 6 - 9  

CULTURE:

'Pinkie CL' is very hardy and fairly tolerant of poorer soils.

 
PROPAGATION:

'Pinkie CL' is easily propagated from cuttings.

 
OTHER
CHARACTERISTICS:


    ** Tolerant of shade
    ** Tolerant of poorer soils
    ** Suitable for hedging and fence rows
    ** Suitable for growing into trees
    ** Suitable for use as a climbing or pillar rose
    ** Suitable for use as a ground cover
    ** Availability is limited

'Pinkie CL' is suitable for pillars, arbors, and trellises.

 
ANECDOTAL
INFORMATION:
 
REFERENCES:

American Rose Society. Modern Roses 10. Shreveport, Louisiana: American Rose Society. 1993, p. 457.

American Rose Society. Modern Roses XI. Shreveport, Louisiana: American Rose Society. 2000, p. 456.

Antique Rose Emporium. The Antique Rose Emporium 1988 Catalog. Independence, Texas: Antique Rose Emporium. 1988, p. 58.

Druitt, Liz. The Organic Rose Garden. Dallas, TX: Taylor Publishing Company. 1996, pp. 88, 101, 103, 164-165.

Welch, William C.. Antique Roses for the South. Dallas: Taylor Publishing. 1990, p. 172.