'Liésis' rose Description
Photo courtesy of DesertRose's Arizona Rose Garden
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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.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Some difference of opinion about breeder and date, see References for chronology of its introduction.
Vintage Gardens classifies this rose as a tea-noisette
'Lusiadas' was not so much a synonym, as it was a scam, with a con artist promising a brand new and unusual yellow and red striped rose, but sending out 'Céline Forestier' instead. See references.