'Céline Forestier' rose Description
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Light yellow Noisette.
Registration name: Céline Forestier (Tea Noisette, Trouillard, 1842)
Light yellow, deep yellow center, pink shading. Strong, spice, tea rose fragrance. Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height: 6' to 20' (185 to 610cm). Width: 4' (120cm).
USDA zone 7b through 11. Hardy. vigorous.
Some difference of opinion about breeder and date, see References for chronology of its introduction.
Vintage Gardens classifies this rose as a tea-noisette