'Dr. Grill' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
Exhibition name: Dr. Grill
Copper, center, salmon-pink highlights, pink reverse, ages to pink . Tea fragrance. Small to medium, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, globular, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 3' to 42" (90 to 105 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Pierre Guillot states that 'Dr. Grill' is a descendant of 'Safrano'.- see References.
'Dr. Grill' in USA is not the original rose. 'Mme Lombard' is sold in Europe sometimes as 'Dr. Grill'.
Walter Branchi says another name for this rose is Dulce Bella. It is dedicated to Dr. Grill, a great lover of roses...