'Anne of Geierstein' rose Description
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Dark red Species.
Registration name: Anne of Geierstein
Hybrid Rubiginosa, Species / Wild.
Dark red. Strong fragrance. Single (4-8 petals) bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Climbing. Fragrant foliage.
Height of 8' to 10' (245 to 305 cm). Width of 8' (245 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Very vigorous.
For clarification about parentage, see References.
"Anne of Geierstein" or "The Maiden of the Mist" is a novel by Sir Walter Scott (1829), covering the period of Swiss involvement in the Burgundian Wars.