The Gentle Hermione Rose is one of the David Austin English roses with true old rose character.
Attractive round buds open to shallow cups of the prettiest pink petals that get paler towards the outer petals.
The large flowers on the Gentle Hermione rose are almost 4" across with about 90 petals. These rose blooms are especially rain resistant.
The fully double blooms are continual blooming.
Type English Shrub rose
Hybridizer David C. H. Austin 2005 (United Kingdom)
Blooms Pure pink that pales to a lighter pink at the edges 90 petals with blooms that are 3 3/4"-4" across
Fragrance Strong, Old Rose scent
Foliage Medium size, matte, dark green foliage
Growth Habits Full, bushy, grows 4' tall by 3' wide
Hardy Zones zones 5-9
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The 'Gentle Hermione' rose becomes a very attractive, continual blooming shrub rose that grows around 4' tall by 3' wide with slightly arching stems.
It is very healthy growing.
The fragrance of this rose is strong, and warm, a classic Old rose scent with a hint of myrrh.
Named for the faithful wife of King Leontes in 'The Winter Tale' (Shakespeare)