Compassion Climbing Roses
Rosa Compassion - Climbing Roses
Description of Compassion Roses:
Compassion is a medium sized climbing rose, with large, well formed pink flowers that glow apricot at the base of the petals. It is a vigorous plant and reaches about 3 metres. The scent is good and you will get plenty of flowers after a few years, once a mature, bushy head has developed.
Characteristics of Compassion Bushes:
- Bud colour: Red
- Colour: Mostly pink with amber in the recesses.
- Flower Shape: Medium sized, scrolled with pointy outer petals.
- Fragrance: 3-Strong.
- Flower Period: Repeating.
- Leaves: Very dark green, glossy.
- Height: 3 metres.
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History and Parentage of Compassion Roses:
Bred in the early 1970's by Harkness, Compassion has won an RHS Award of Garden Merit. Its parents are White Cockade x Prima Ballerina.