'Sir Henry Segrave' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Margaret Furness
Light yellow to cream, ages to white . Primrose yellow. Moderate fragrance. Very large, very double, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy, upright, well-branched. Light green foliage.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Hardy.
Sir Henry O'Neil de Hane Segrave (September 22, 1896 - June 13, 1930), Grand Prix driver, set land speed records (245 km/h on March 21, 1926; 328 km/h on March 29, 1927 and 372 km/h on March 11, 1929); as well as water speed records. He died in a boating accident.