Rosendorf Sparrieshoop

Rosendorf Sparrieshoop is another rose on which there does not appear to be much information.

I have found out that it is a modern shrub rose. I think I have mentioned before that modern garden roses are classified as bush, shrub, climber or miniature.  Most roses you see in gardens are bush roses, ie, hybrid teas and floribundas, though David Austin roses, which are extremely popular, are classified as shrub roses, as is Rosendorf  Sparrieshoop.  Shrub roses are, essentially, a collection of roses that do not fit in other classes. Continue reading