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'Gräfin Marie Henriette Chotek' rose Description
'Gräfin Marie Henriette Chotek' rose photo
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Dark red Hybrid Multiflora.
Exhibition name: Marie Henriette Gräfin Chotek
Bred by Peter Lambert (Germany, 1911).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1912 as 'Gräfin Marie Henriette Chotek'.
Hybrid Multiflora, Rambler.  
Crimson.  Mild fragrance.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, full (26-40 petals), in large clusters, high-centered, rounded bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Bushy, climbing, upright.  Large, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 6' 7" to 9' 10" (200 to 300 cm).  
USDA zone 4b through 9b.  Can be used for pillar.  Hardy.  vigorous.  
The rose in gardens and commerce is not the original, except probably the rose at the Arboretum Boraova Hora in Slovakia. - see references.

Rogers Roses has a photo of Gräfin Marie Henriette Chotek described as “A hybrid Rosa multiflora Rambler introduced by Lambert in 1911. Mid red flowers, double with a moderate scent. Photographed at the Sangerhausen Rosarium Germany.”
This photo cannot be the correct rose.
David Elliott

Marie Henrieta Chotek (full name: Henrieta Hermína Rudolfína Ferdinanda Marie Antonie Anna Chotková of Chotkov and Vojnin) (November 24, 1863 Dolná Krupá - February 13, 1946 Dolná Krupá).
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