'Général Tartas' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cass
Deep pink Tea.
Registration name: Général Tartas
Exhibition name: Général Tartas
Deep pink to crimson. Blush-pink with deep rose pink, the guard petals rose red. Strong, tea fragrance. 46 petals. Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Spreading. Glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 5' (150 cm). Width of 5' (150 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, garden or shrub. Vigorous.
The rose identified as Madame de Tartas
in commerce in the United States has been identified as Général Tartas.
Général Louis Émile Tartas (1798 - February 25, 1860) took part in several French military expeditions in North Africa, also against Abd-el-Kader in Algeria.