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'Mrs. Pierre S. duPont' rose Description
'Madame Pierre S. Du Pont' rose photo
Photo courtesy of AmiRoses
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
35 favorite votes.  
Average rating: FAIR+.  
ARS:
Medium yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Mrs. Pierre S. duPont
Exhibition name: Mrs. Pierre S. duPont
Origin:
Bred by Charles Mallerin (France, 1929).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1929 as 'Mrs. Pierre S. duPont'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1931 as 'Madame Pierre S. Dupont'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Yellow, lemon-yellow undertones, ages to lighter .  Strong, fruity fragrance.  40 petals.  Medium to large, semi-double to double, borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, dense, thornless (or almost), upright.  Large, glossy, light green foliage.  
Height of 2' (60 cm).  Width of 2' (60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Notes:
This rose was named for the wife of Pierre S. du Pont, the creator of Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. (See Gardens for more information about Longwood.)
 
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