Rose name: Sympathie

Hybridizer: Kordes

Country: Germany

Introduced: 1964

Type: large-flowered climber

Colour: velvety red

Height: approx. 300 cm

Fragrance: fragrant

Flower size, open: 9 cm

Disease resistance: reasonable, tends to get some rust in my organically grown garden, but nothing too serious

Growing in containers: probably too big for containers

Blooming: repeat blooming, flushes throughout the season

Heritage: Wilhelm Hansmann (Kordes 1955) x Don Juan (large flowered climber, Malandrone 1958)

In my garden: Grows very fast and has fabulous red flowers, does not shed its petals (big plus as it makes deadheading and cleaning easy!). If you are looking for a great red climber, you have found it!


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