'Rose de Lourdes' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
Light yellow, light pink edges, ages to coral-red . Flowers yellow, shaded ochre, opening to yellow-amber. Mild fragrance. Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Climbing, well-branched. Glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of up to 4' 11" (up to 150 cm). Width of 16" to 2' (40 to 60 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar. Vigorous. Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood.. Prune lightly until this rose gets established (about two years), then prune it back by about a third.. Remove unproductive wood every third year or so.