'Marianne Williams' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Jocelyn
Apricot or apricot blend.
Apricot and pink. Opening apricot pink fading to white.. Mild fragrance. 30 to 38 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Small, in large clusters bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Lax. Medium green foliage.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Marianne Williams née Coldham. 1793 - 1879. Married Henry in 1818. Came to New Zealand with him and three small children in 1823. Missionary, teacher and midwife. Promoted education for Maori women and girls. Noted also for her lively writing in letters and journals.