Dorothy Perkins - 1902
Wichuraiana Rambler. Large clusters of small fragrant double rose-pink blooms flower in summer. Glossy dark green leaves. Tolerant of poor soil. Can grow up to 6m. Gave rise to the Dorothy Perkins section of Wichuraiana ramblers which have smaller flowers that have extreme flushes and normally thinner stems with trailing habits - others include Excelsa, Blushing Lucy and Crimson Showers.