'Gloire de France' rose Description
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Centifolia, Hybrid Gallica.
Lilac - pink, carmine-pink center. Moderate fragrance. Average diameter 4.25". Large, very double, borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, scalloped bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer. Large, ovoid buds.
Upright. Large, light green foliage. 5 leaflets.
Height of up to 5¼' (up to 160 cm). Width of up to 47" (up to 120 cm).
A centifolia-gallica hybrid.
'Gloire de France' and 'Fanny Bias' are different roses, despite many recent References to the contrary.