‘George Vancouver’ RoseRosa 2-3' x same. [L83 x ([R. kordesii x D07] x ‘Champlain’)] Ag Canada, Ontario, 1995. Bred by Felicitas Svejda in 1983.
A relatively small shrub and a very heavy bloomer of 2" double flowers, 24 petals each. Deep red buds open fuchsia-red and gradually soften to pink. Blooms until frost. Rich green disease-resistant foliage. Fall display of prolific red hips.
Vancouver, the 18th-century Pacific coast explorer, also had a somewhat more well-known island named in his honor. Z3. (9-18" bare-root plants)
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