'Mousseuse rose' Description
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Pink. Strong fragrance. up to 50 petals. Average diameter 3.25". Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer. Mossed buds.
Bushy, well-branched. Large, matte, light green foliage. 5 to 7 leaflets.
Height of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm). Width of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
'Old Moss' known at Carcasonne in France around 1696 - see References (doubtful). First mention in 1699.