'Henri Martin' rose Description
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Medium red Moss.
Registration name: Henri Martin
Bred by Jean Laffay
(France, before 1862).
Introduced in France by Portemer
in 1862 as 'Henri Martin'.
Red. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 2.5". Semi-double to double bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm). Width of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer. Heat tolerant.
Named for the Historian Henri Martin 1810-1883, one of a group of French people who created the Statue of Liberty and presented it to the United States in 1886.