'Doris Downes' rose Description
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Pink blend Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: Doris Downes
Exhibition name: Doris Downes
Hybrid Gigantea, Hybrid Tea, Cl..
Pink, ages to darker . Moderate, sweet fragrance. Very large, semi-double to double, cupped bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
A parentage of La France and Rosa Gigantea was suggested in a 1931 reference.