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'Alfred Colomb' rose Description
'Alfred Colomb (hybrid perpetual, Lacharme, 1865)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of koalaa
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
44 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
Deep pink Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Alfred Colomb
Origin:
Bred by François Lacharme (France, 1865).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in before 1911 as 'Alfred Colomb'.
Class:
Hybrid Perpetual.  
Bloom:
Red, pink undertones.  Strong fragrance.  45 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Large, very full (41+ petals), globular, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Thornless (or almost).  
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Notes:
'Madame Brosse', often mentioned as a synonym, is said to have been very similar to 'Alfred Colomb'.
 
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