Chrysler Imperial - Weeks Rose

Regular price $39.99

CHRYSLER IMPERIAL

Hybrid Tea

This timeless classic is a perfect example of what a hybrid tea should be.

  • High centered, velvety, strongly scented 
  • Suitable for zones 5 - 9
  • Repeat blooming
  • Very fragrant
  • Multi-award winning
  • Also available as 36" tree

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

A landmark rose that still hypnotizes people with a powerful rich rose fragrance and velvety red petals. The large full shapely flowers are proudly held atop straight stems clothed with dark matte-green leaves. 

GROWTH HABIT

The large, shapely, dark red blooms are held on long stems clothed with dark matte-green leaves. While happiest in hot temperatures, it doesn't disappoint wherever it calls home. Vigorous and at its happiest in hot temperatures.

AWARDS

Portland Gold Medal (1951). An All-America Rose Selection followed in 1953. The special ARS John Cook Medal arrived in 1964, and the James Alexander Gamble Rose Fragrance Award in 1965.

ROSE CHARACTERISTICS

 Rose Type

Hybrid Tea

 Growth Habit

Upright

 Color

Velvety dark red

 Fragrance Strength

Strong

 Flowering

Very double blooms

 Flower Size

Large

 Disease Resistance

Good

 Height

2 - 4 ft 

 Width

2.5 ft

 Hybridizer

Dr. Walter Lammerts

 Year of Introduction

1953

 Introduced by

Germain Seed & Plant Co.

 Suitable for zones

Zones 5 - 9

 Petal Count

45 to 50