'Greenmantle' rose Description
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Red blend Hybrid Eglanteria.
Registration name: Greenmantle
Deep pink, white center. Strong fragrance. Medium, single (4-8 petals), cluster-flowered bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Climbing. Medium, glossy, dark green, fragrant foliage. 5 to 7 leaflets.
Height of 6' 7" to 19' 8" (200 to 600 cm). Width of 5' (150 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Vigorous.
The foliage smells like apples...
Greenmantle is a character in Sir Walter Scott's novel "Redgauntlet" (1824).