Heidi Klum rose
|Rosa 'Heidi Klum'|
|Hybrid parentage||see text|
|Cultivar||'Rosa Heidi Klum'|
|Origin||Tantau, Germany, 1999|
The Heidi Klum rose is a modern rose from Tantau, and was first bred in 1999. Its registration number is RT00681.
It was first bred in autumn 2003 as a cross of Old Port and Barkarole. German model Heidi Klum chose it herself from 15 cultivars and christened it in person during a rose show in 2005.
It is an abundantly flowering rose, with a very compact habit. Under normal conditions it reaches a height of 40 to 50 cm. The flowers can reach a size of up to 9 cm, are hardy, and may have up to 40 petals. The color of the blossoms is predominantly violet with a pink tone, and they are intensely fragrant. The plant itself has abundant green foliage.