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'Clementina Carbonieri' rose Description
'Clementina Carbonieri (Tea, Lodi, 1913)' rose photo
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Light pink Tea.
Bred by Massimiliano Lodi (1863-1930) (Italy, before 1913).
Introduced in Italy by Gaetano Bonfiglioli e figlio in 1913 as 'Clementina Carbonieri'.
Pink, salmon-pink shading, deep yellow undertones.  Outer petals shaded violet-pink.  Strong fragrance.  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long buds.  
Height of 3' to 47" (90 to 120 cm).  Width of 2' to 39" (60 to 100 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew.  
The rose in commerce may be the same as 'Souvenir de Gilbert Nabonnand'.
Walter Branchi says the flowers of Clementina Carbonieri are a combination of orange, pink, yellow, and salmon...
Clementina Cionini married Francesco Carbonieri (1886-1960), a wealthy citizen of Modena and a passionate cultivator of plants, in 1910. They lived in an XVIIIth century villa surrounded by a large park at Magreta, Formigine, near Modena (courtesy of Cà Berta).
Francesco Carbonieri's photos of Clementina from 1908 onwards were shown at the exhibition "La Belle Époque nell’obiettivo di un amatore" in Modena (November 19, 2011 - January 29, 2012). A catalogue of this exhibition was published.
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