'Auguste Gervais' rose Description
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Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Wichurana.
Registration name: Auguste Gervais
Salmon-pink, copper shading, yellow shading, ages to cream . Strong fragrance. Average diameter 4.5". Large, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, in large clusters, flat bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Height of up to 19' 8" (up to 600 cm). Width of 18' (550 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for garden, landscape or pillar. Hardy. very vigorous. Prune after flowering is finished.
Pépinières Loubert provides a date of 1916.
Auguste Louis Joseph Gervais (December 6, 1857 Paris - August 31, 1917 Paris), journalist and Democratic Left senator (January 3, 1909 - August 31, 1917) from the Dept. Seine.