"Wretham Rose" Description
Photo courtesy of The Old Rosarian
Carmine-red or cerise. Strong fragrance. Very double, in small clusters bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Armed with thorns / prickles.
Height of up to 7' (up to 215 cm). Width of up to 6' (up to 185 cm).
(From Peter Beales 1997-1998 Catalog, p. 9:) Fragrant very fully double glowing carmine flowers produced very freely in early summer on a thorny sturdy bushy plant. Discovered in Mrs. Anne Hoellering's garden, Wretham Lodge, Thetford, a previously unknown old rose.