'Amélie Gravereaux' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Marina's Garden. Crawfordville, FL
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: up to 5' (up to 150cm). Width: up to 5' (up to 150cm).
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')
Most probably one of the seedlings bred by Dr. Müller before 1900 and introduced by Gravereaux.