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'Amy Robsart' rose Description
'Amy Robsart' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rosarium M.Kralka
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Deep pink.
Registration name: Amy Robsart
Bred by Lord Penzance (United Kingdom, before 1894).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Keynes, Williams & Co. in 1894 as 'Amy Robsart'.
Introduced in Australia by George Brunning - St. Kilda Nurseries in 1896 as 'Amy Robsart'.
Hybrid Rubiginosa.  
Deep pink, ages to lighter .  Moderate fragrance.  Large, single to semi-double, cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Climbing.  Medium, glossy, dark green, fragrant foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of 8' 2" to 20' (250 to 610 cm).  Width of up to 8' (up to 245 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Vigorous.  
Sets hips
Amy Robsart (June 7, 1532 - September 8, 1560 Cumnor Palace, Oxfordshire), first wife of Robert Dudley (later Earl of Leicester). Her mysterious death was used by Sir Walter Scott for his novel "Kenilworth" (1821).
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