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'Gentle Hermione' rose Description
'Gentle Hermione' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Horst Peters
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Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
41 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUSrumba
Exhibition name: Gentle Hermione
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 2005).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2005 as 'Gentle Hermione'.
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Strong fragrance.  Average diameter 3.75".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy.  Medium, matte, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 47" (up to 120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 9b.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 17,500  on  13 Mar 2007   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  31 Oct 2005
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