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Gentle Hermione

English Shrub Rose bred by David Austin

(Ausrumba)

Gentle Hermione

English Shrub Rose bred by David Austin

Beautiful blooms with a strong, classic myrrh fragrance

Ideal for

  • Mixed Border

  • Wild Areas

  • Cuttings

  • Height & Spread

    5ft x 4.5ft

  • Colour

    Light pink

  • Fragrance

    Strong

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  • Description

    The perfectly formed, shallow cups are pure light pink, paling to soft blush on the outer petals. There is a strong, warm myrrh fragrance. It forms an attractive, quite broad shrub, with slightly arching stems. The leaves are tinged red at first, later turning green. Hermione is the faithful wife of Leontes, the King of Sicila, in Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale. David Austin, 2005.

  • Characteristics

    • Family:

      English Shrub Rose

    • Fragrance Strength:

      Strong

    • Flowering:

      Repeat Flowering

    • Fragrance Notes:

      myrrh

    • Colour:

      Light pink

    • Height & Spread:

      5ft x 4.5ft

  • Ideal for

    • Attracting Bees

    • Mixed Border

    • Wild Areas

    • Cuttings

  • Growing Conditions

    • Full Sunlight

    • East, South, West Facing

    • All soil types

  • Origin of Name

    Hermione is the faithful wife of Leontes, the King of Sicila, in Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale.


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