'Mercedes' rose Description
Photo courtesy of edulkot
Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Multiflora.
Registration name: Mercedes
Lilac - pink. None / no fragrance. Medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of up to 9' 10" (up to 300 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Hardy.
According to Erich Unmuth, it is questionable whether 'Mercedes' in gardens and in commerce is the original Geschwind rose - see References.