Old Fashioned (bare rooted)
Ispahan is a Damask rose also known as 'Rose d'Ispahan' and 'Pompon des Princes', introduced from the Middle East to Europe during the crusading 13th century. The full, bright pink flowers appear in clusters from early to late summer. Ispahan is a strong, disease-resistant plant with an upright and fairly dense habit.
In September 1998, the Montreal Botanical Garden (Le Jardin Botanique de Montreal) carried out a survey of its roses' resistance to black spot, powdery mildew and rust. This is one of the outstanding varieties which showed a 0% to 5% infection rate. The data was taken on well-established roses.
One of the Roses that "passed the test" in Longwood Garden's Ten-Year Rose Trials.
Bred by Unknown (before 1827).
Height: to 150cm