'Anemone' , 'Pink Cherokee' , R. x anemonoides
'Anemone' (also known as R. x anemonoides and 'Pink Cherokee' is a large pink single rose with heart shaped petals that has the dainty qualities of an oriental brush painting.
'Anemone' opens bright medium pink but fades to light pink.
'Anemone' has a large prominent central area that is packed with golden stamens.
'Anemone', which is also called the 'Pink Cherokee' is a large pink single rose with heart shaped petals that has the dainty qualities of an oriental brush painting. It blooms early and often repeats in the early summer.
unknown tea rose, possibly Rosa x odorata
J. E. Schmidt
J. E. Schmidt of Erfurt, Germany
1896 [ Germany ]
|PLANT SIZE |
Height: 6 ' to 12 ' Width: 4 ' to 6 '
'Anemone' is a moderate rambler that will grow to heights of 10 feet, and may be 8' wide.
The foliage is oval, dark green, and shiny with serrated edges. The stems are darkish brown with hooked prickles.
Repeat (Occasional). Like its wild rose ancestors, 'Anemone' starts blooming early (late February or Early March in the Texas Hill Country), and continues blooming for about 2 months. It may occasionally repeat in the early summer.
| Flower Size: 3.50" to 4.00" Cluster Size: 1 to 1 Petal Count: 5 to 5 |
'Anemone' flowers are single, large (4") and papery, with five heart shaped petals surrounding a small golden stamen area.
Light Pink. 'Anemone' blooms somewhat resemble clemantis in appearance. They open medium pink and fade to light pink.
|COLOR VARIATION:|| |
vf - Very Fragrant. 'Anemone' has strong fragrance.
Zones 7 - 9
'Anemone' is is a very hardy rose that endures neglect with very little complaint. It prefers full sun but will tolerate partial shade and poor soils. It can be grown against a colder wall.
'Anemone' prefers slightly acidic conditions and tends to yellow and look sickly in alkaline soils.
'Anemone' is easily propagated from cuttings.
'Anemone' may not be cold hardy north of the Texas panhandle.
'Anemone' may be evergreen during mild winters.
American Rose Society. Modern Roses 10. Shreveport, Louisiana: American Rose Society. 1993, p. 17.
American Rose Society. Modern Roses XI. Shreveport, Louisiana: American Rose Society. 2000, p. 14.
Antique Rose Emporium. The Antique Rose Emporium 1988 Catalog. Independence, Texas: Antique Rose Emporium. 1988, p. 78.
Beales, Peter. Classic Roses. New York: Henry Holt & Company. 1997, pp. 112-113.