'Tour de Malakoff' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Centifolia.
Registration name: Tour de Malakoff
Purple to violet. Strong fragrance. Very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, flat bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of 6' to 8' 2" (185 to 250 cm). Width of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Vigorous. Prune after flowering is finished. Prune lightly until this rose gets established (about two years), then prune it back by about a third.. This rose blooms on old wood.