'À longs pédoncules' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Alf E. Andresen
Light pink Moss.
Registration name: À longs pédoncules (moss, Robert 1854)
Exhibition name: À longs pédoncules
Bred by Robert
Light pink. Flowers pink flushed lilac. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 2.25". Medium, double (17-25 petals), in large clusters, globular, old-fashioned bloom form. Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom. Mossed buds.
Small, medium green foliage.
Height: 5' to 6' (150 to 185cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Very vigorous. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.
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The correct French name is 'Rosier à longs pédoncules'.