'A. Geoffroy de St. Hilaire' rose Description
Photo courtesy of flodur
Medium red Hybrid Perpetual.
Cherry-red. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 3.5". Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Armed with thorns / prickles.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
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It is named after Albert Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1835 - 1919), 3rd generation of a famous french family of zoologists. From 1865 to 1893 he was director of the Zoological Garden of Acclimatization at the Bois de Boulogne, Paris. (Reference: wikipedia france)