'Old Glory' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cécile Tanguay's Rose Garden
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Noisette, Tea Noisette, Tea, Cl..
Salmon-yellow, pink highlights. Mild to strong fragrance. Average diameter 4". Large, very full (41+ petals), quartered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Large, long buds.
Climbing. Glossy, dark green foliage. 5 to 7 leaflets.
Height of 8' to 16' (245 to 490 cm). Width of 12' to 24' (365 to 730 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Shade tolerant.
says Gloire de Dijon
has very large flowers of rich buff pink, shaded orange toward the center and disease-resistant foliage...
Parentage uncertain. See References.
This rose is included in the World Federation of Rose Societies Old Rose Hall of Fame. The Old Rose Hall of Fame recognizes roses of historical or genealogical important and those roses which have enjoyed continued popularity over a great many years.
Already in 1933, it was presumed that 'Gloire de Dijon' in commerce had deteriorated due to the high rate of propagation. See References.
Vintage Gardens classifies this rose as a tea-noisette
True breeder in question. See both breeder listings.