"Martha Gonzales" rose Description
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China / Bengale, Hybrid China.
Crimson to pink. [Crimson, white center.]. Moderate fragrance. Average diameter 2.5". Medium to large, semi-double (9-16 petals), cupped-to-flat, flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, compact, upright. Small, grey-green foliage.
Height of 1' to 4' (30 to 120 cm). Width of 1' to 2' (30 to 60 cm).
USDA zone 7b through 10b. Can be used for beds and borders, garden or hedge. Heat tolerant. shade tolerant.
Early references list 'Fabvier' both as a China and as a once-blooming Hybrid China.
The found rose "Martha Gonzales" was identified to be 'Fabvier' - see References.
Ida Sharp at Rose Hill Garden says about "Martha Gonzales": Single scarlet flowers cover this tidy little plant. Tiny disease resistant leaves make this an ideal container plant or used as a low hedge or border...