'Baptiste Lafaye' rose Description
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Deep pink Polyantha.
Registration name: Baptiste Lafaye
Exhibition name: Baptiste Lafaye
Deep pink, white reverse, ages to lilac. Moderate fragrance. Small, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, button-eye bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, mounded. Dark green foliage.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood.. Prune lightly until this rose gets established (about two years), then prune it back by about a third..
Sangerhausen gives date as 1910. Léonie Lamesch - group.