'Améthyste' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Barbara NZ
Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Multiflora.
Exhibition name: Améthyste
Hybrid Multiflora, Rambler.
Deep blue, purple shading. Mild to strong fragrance. 10 to 20 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Small to medium, semi-double to double, in large clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of 11½' to 12' (350 to 365 cm). Width of 8' to 10' (245 to 305 cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Prune after flowering is finished.
'Amethyste' in commerce is often 'Rose-Marie Viaud' (only bristles).
The Peter Beales Collection of Classic Roses 2000-2001 says 'Améthyst' is a Rambler with large clusters of violet-crimson flowers.