Asta von Parpart (Multiflora x HP from Rudolf Geschwind, 1909) Rough-textured blue-green leaves, glaucous canes and very double fuchsia flowers. Blooms continously but has no scent. (SJH)

September 8, 2007

June 30, 2007

Nov 28, 2003

Sept 7, 2002

The quantity of wax on the leaves of 'Asta von Parpart' varies with the weather. This rough coating probably explains the absence of fungal infection on this variety.

Sept 25, 2004

A few years ago, early in the season, all the buds on 'Asta von Parpart' opened to reveal clusters of more buds. Each opened to another flower.