'Comtes de Champagne' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Marina's Rose Garden. Amelia, Virginia
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Shrub. English Rose Collection.
Yellow blend. Moderate, honey, musk, opinions vary fragrance. 12 to 16 petals. Average diameter 2.75". Medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 47" (120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower, garden, landscape or shrub. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, very blackspot resistant.. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.
Named after Taittinger's finest champagne.