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'Capitaine Williams' rose Description
'Capitaine Williams' rose photo
Photo courtesy of o-planten
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
 
HMF Ratings:
17 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Dark red.
Registration name: Capitaine Williams
Exhibition name: Capitaine Williams
Origin:
Bred by Unknown (before 1843).
Class:
Gallica / Provins.  
Bloom:
Dark red.  Mild fragrance.  Medium, very double bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 8b.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  Prune after flowering is finished.  
Parentage:
Notes:
Possibly in memoriam of Captain Williams, who drowned on July,8 1822 near La Spezia together with his friend, the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822).
'Captain Williams' in Sangerhausen seems to be a Portland rose. possibly 'Comte de Chambord'.
 
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