'Gipsy Boy' rose Description
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Dark red Bourbon.
Registration name: Gipsy Boy
Bourbon, Hybrid Multiflora.
Violet and red. Mild fragrance. Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, flat bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of 3' to 5' 11" (90 to 180 cm). Width of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 3b through 6a. Hardy. very vigorous. Prune after flowering is finished. This rose blooms on old wood.
The Swedish Rose Society recommends Zigeunerknabe for northern Sweden.