'Gentle Hermione' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Horst Peters
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Light pink Shrub.Registration name: AUSrumbaExhibition name:
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
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.
Medium, bushy. Medium, matte, dark green foliage.
Height of up to 47" (up to 120 cm).
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.
United States - Patent No: PP 17,500 on 13 Mar 2007 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 31 Oct 2005