(Pronounced: GRAN-nee GRIM-mets)
'Granny Grimmetts' is a beautiful Hybrid Perpetual rose with dark red velvety blooms. It is among the most remontant of the Hybrid Perpetual roses.
'Granny Grimmetts' is an unusually beautiful, dark red rose. The combination of the velvety petals and the bright golden stamens combine to make a flow of exceptional beauty
'Granny Grimmetts' was introduced in 1955 by Hilling (England) , and reintroduced in 1977.
1955 [ England ]
|PLANT SIZE |
Height: 3 ' to 5 ' Width: 3 ' to 3 '
'Granny Grimmetts' forms a compact bush 3' - 5' high and 2' - 3' wide.
The foliage is dark green and slightly rough.
R - Repeat. 'Granny Grimmetts' starts blooming In April in the Texas Hill Country and continues to bloom throughout the growing season.
| Flower Size: 3.00" to 3.00" Cluster Size: 1 to 1 Petal Count: 35 to 35 |
'Granny Grimmetts' flowers are small (2" - 3" and double. The petals are deep red and very velvety in appearance.
DR - Dark Red. 'Granny Grimmetts' blooms are a deep velvety red with prominent golden stamens.
|COLOR VARIATION:|| |
VF - Very Fragrant. 'Granny Grimmetts' has a strong spicy fragrance.
Zones 5 - 9
'Granny Grimmetts' requires full sun to thrive and produce abundant flowers.
'Granny Grimmetts' responds well to improved soil and plenty of compost and mulch.
'Granny Grimmetts' may be propagated from cuttings.
American Rose Society. Modern Roses XI. Shreveport, Louisiana: American Rose Society. 2000, p. 200.
Antique Rose Emporium. The Antique Rose Emporium 1998 Catalog. Independence, Texas: Antique Rose Emporium. 1998, p. 39.