Depending on the weather, the cupped flowers of ‘General Gallieni’ change color including weather it is placed in sun or shade. The color range during the long blooming season includes apricot, pink, yellow, blood red and maroon. The dark coppery red blooms send out a Tea fragrance on warm days. he makes a fine cut flower. He is vigorous, displaying dark green foliage and red prickles.He was named for the Governor-General of Madagascar, then part of the French empire.