'Duchesse de Berry' rose Description
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Pink blend. Flowers light pink. Strong fragrance. Large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of 5' 11" (180 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 8b. Prune after flowering is finished.
Brent Dickerson, author of The Old Rose Advisor and The Old Rose Adventurer, says Duchesse de Berry was introduced in 1818... The 2002 Catalogue of Pépinières Loubert assigns a date of 1820.