'Homère' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Margaret Furness
Pink blend Tea.
Registration name: Homère
Pink, salmon-pink center, red edges, stripes. Centre salmon. Strong fragrance. Medium bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 3' to 39" (90 to 100 cm). Width of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Homer, author of the Iliad and the Odyssey. Different opinions on parentage - see References. Geschwind claims similarity to 'Duc de Magenta' by Margottin; Wesselhöft to 'Madame Damaizin'. - See.