'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 of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm). Width of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).
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.