'Rose d'Amour' rose Description
Photo courtesy of The Old Lady of Old Roses
Deep pink Misc. Old Garden Rose.
Pink. Lilac-pink. Moderate fragrance. Small to medium, semi-double to double, cluster-flowered bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer. Long sepals, decorative buds.
Suckers on its own roots. Glossy, dark green, attractive fall color foliage. 3 to 9 leaflets.
Height of 4' 11" to 9' 10" (150 to 300 cm). Width of up to 6' 7" (up to 200 cm).
USDA zone 2b through 8b. Very hardy. produces decorative hips.
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Bosc (1821) and Rosa rapa
Wilson Lynes reclassifies Rosa rapa Bosc
as Rosa carolina
, the same as The Golly Rose.
See References.Modern Roses
divides this rose into two distinct varieties, while HMF combines them as one. In Modern Roses, both are classified as deep pink Misc. OGR:
includes R. fraxinifolia
Dum. Cours., R.
Lindley, and Turgida. Before 1770.
2. 'Rose d'Amour'
includes R. rapa
Bosc, R. virginiana plena
Rehder, and St. Mark's Rose. Cultivated in Europe since 1768.
According to Graham Thomas, 'Rose d'Orsay' can be distinguished from 'Rose d'Amour' by the pair of prickles it always has under each leaf.