'Améthyst' rose Description
Photo courtesy of rosenanita
Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Multiflora.
Hybrid Multiflora, Rambler.
Deep blue, purple shading. Mild to strong fragrance. 10 to 20 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Small to medium, semi-double to double, in large clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of 11½' to 12' (350 to 365 cm). Width of 8' to 10' (245 to 305 cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Prune after flowering is finished.
'Amethyste' in commerce is often 'Rose-Marie Viaud' (only bristles).
The Peter Beales Collection of Classic Roses 2000-2001 says 'Améthyst' is a Rambler with large clusters of violet-crimson flowers.