'Amélie Gravereaux' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Woodbury, Celeste
Medium red Hybrid Rugosa.
Registration name: Amélie Gravereaux
Dark purple. Strong fragrance. Medium to large, semi-double to double, in small clusters, flat bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Climbing. Medium, wrinkled (rugose) foliage.
Height of up to 5' (up to 150 cm). Width of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).
USDA zone 4a through 5b. Very vigorous.
Some difference of opinion about Parentage, see References for more information.
Amélie Alice HenrietteGravereaux (May 16, 1885 Vitry-sur-Seine - February 14, 1960 Paris), youngest daughter of Jules Gravereaux and Laure Thuillier (see 'Madame Jules Gravereaux')