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'Général Washington' rose Description
'Général Washington (hybrid perpetual, Granger, 1860)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of RubySky
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
14 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Dark red Hybrid Perpetual.
Origin:
Bred by Louis-Xavier Granger (France, 1860).
Class:
Hybrid Perpetual.  
Bloom:
Crimson.  Mild to strong fragrance.  100 to 150 petals.  Very large, very full (41+ petals), globular bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Arching.  
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Notes:
George Washington, American general and statesman, born 22 February 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia. Died 14 December 1799.
 
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