Climbing Hybrid China (Cl HCh)
Climbing Hybrid China roses are a group of climbing roses that originated from a cross between China roses and climbing roses. They have inherited many of the traits of both parent groups, making them a unique and beautiful addition to any garden.
The flowers of Climbing Hybrid China roses are usually medium-sized, with a range of colors from pale pink to deep red, with a slight fragrance. They bloom continuously throughout the growing season, which is a feature inherited from their China rose parentage.
The Climbing Hybrid China roses are known for their vigor, which is inherited from the climbing rose parentage. They can grow up to 10 feet tall and require sturdy support structures, such as trellises or arbors.
Some popular varieties of Climbing Hybrid China roses include ‘Climbing Pinkie’, ‘Climbing Souvenir de la Malmaison’, and ‘Climbing Archduke Charles’. These roses have been widely cultivated and appreciated by gardeners for their beauty and hardiness.
Climbing Hybrid China roses have been around since the mid-19th century and have gained popularity among gardeners worldwide. They have also been used in breeding programs to develop new cultivars with improved traits.