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'Alexandre Girault' rose Description
'Alexander Girault' rose photo
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Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
56 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Pink blend Hybrid Wichurana.
Registration name: Alexandre Girault
Origin:
Bred by Barbier Frères & Compagnie (France, 1907).
Class:
Hybrid Wichurana, Rambler.  
Bloom:
Carmine-pink, salmon-pink undertones, white center.  Strong, apple, fruity fragrance.  40 petals.  Average diameter 2.25".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, flat bloom form.  Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.  
Habit:
Climbing.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 12' to 26' (365 to 790 cm).  Width of up to 12' (up to 365 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Vigorous.  Prune after flowering is finished.  
Notes:
Some differences of opinion about parentage, see References. Hundreds of this rose can be found at le Roseraie de l'Haÿ.
 
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