'Céline Forestier' rose Description
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Light yellow Noisette.
Registration name: Céline Forestier
Light yellow, deep yellow center, pink shading. Strong, spice, tea rose fragrance. Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 6' to 20' (185 to 610 cm). Width of 4' (120 cm).
USDA zone 7b through 11. Hardy. vigorous.
Some difference of opinion about breeder and date, see References for chronology of its introduction.
Vintage Gardens classifies this rose as a tea-noisette