'Henri Martin' rose Description
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Medium red Moss.
Registration name: Henri Martin
Red. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 2.5". Semi-double to double bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height: 5' to 6' (150 to 185cm). Width: 4' to 5' (120 to 150cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer. Heat tolerant.
Named for the French historian Henri Martin (February 20, 1810 Saint-Quentin - December 14, 1883 Paris), who wrote a 13-volume "Histoire de France" in 1833-1836. Henri Martin was later also vice-president of the Union Franco-Américaine, which in 1875 proposed and had the Statue of Liberty built 1881-1886 as a present to the U.S.A.