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'Amy Robsart' rose Description
'Amy Robsart' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Calif Sue
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
36 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Deep pink.
Registration name: Amy Robsart
Origin:
Bred by Lord Penzance (United Kingdom, before 1894).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Keynes, Williams & Co. in 1894 as 'Amy Robsart'.
Class:
Hybrid Rubiginosa.  
Bloom:
Deep pink, ages to lighter .  Moderate fragrance.  Large, single to semi-double, cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Climbing.  Medium, glossy, dark green, fragrant foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of 8' 2" to 20' (250 to 610 cm).  Width of up to 8' (up to 245 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Vigorous.  
Notes:
Sets hips
Amy Robsart (June 7, 1532 - September 8, 1560 Cumnor Palace, Oxfordshire), first wife of Robert Dudley (later Earl of Leicester). Her mysterious death was used by Sir Walter Scott for his novel "Kenilworth" (1821).
 
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