'Anne of Geierstein' rose Description
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Dark red Species.
Registration name: Anne of Geierstein
Hybrid Rubiginosa, Species / Wild.
Dark red. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 2". Medium, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer. Leafy sepals buds.
Climbing. Fragrant foliage. 7 leaflets.
Height: 8' to 10' (245 to 305cm). Width: 8' (245cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Very vigorous.
For clarification about parentage, see References.
"Anne of Geierstein" or "The Maiden of the Mist" is a novel by Sir Walter Scott (1829), covering the period of Swiss involvement in the Burgundian Wars.