'Duchess of Sutherland' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
Deep pink Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Duchess of Sutherland (hybrid perpetual, Laffay 1839)
Exhibition name: Duchess of Sutherland
Pink, lighter undertones, ages to light pink . Strong fragrance. Average diameter 3.5". Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), in small clusters, cupped-to-flat, old-fashioned bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Armed with thorns / prickles. 5 to 7 leaflets.
Height: 4' (120cm).