'Amy Robsart' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Lee Sherman's High Desert Rose Garden
Registration name: Amy Robsart
Deep pink, ages to lighter . Moderate fragrance. Average diameter 1.75". Medium, single to semi-double, borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Climbing, thornless (or almost). Medium, glossy, dark green, fragrant foliage. 7 leaflets.
Height: 8'2" to 20' (250 to 610cm). Width: up to 8' (up to 245cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Vigorous.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
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).