Henry Kelsey (Rosa 'Henry Kelsey')-Hort Answers - University of Illinois Extension
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Henry Kelsey
Rosa 'Henry Kelsey'

Hybrid Kordesii climber. Red flowers (petal cont 28) on glossy green foliage with a red tint. Spicy fragrance. Orange hips in the fall and winter. Recurrent blooming. 
Mature Height
8-10 Feet (widthe 3'-4')
USDA Hardiness Zone
3 - 7 
Bloom Color
Bloom Season
June - October
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure/Light Requirements
Full Sun
Pests and Problems

Environmental Damage

Insect Damage

Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:

Resistant to black spot and mildew
Additional Notes
Vigorous dependable climber for northern climates


Related Resources
Home, Yard & Garden Pest Guide
Illinois Commercial Landscape and Turfgrass Pest Management Handbook
U of IL - Distance Diagnosis through Digital Imaging
U of IL - Plant Clinic