'Gloire Lyonnaise' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Gloire Lyonnaise
Hybrid Perpetual, Hybrid Tea.
Cream, light yellow shading, darker center. Moderate, tea fragrance. Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Thornless (or almost), upright. Large foliage. 5 to 7 leaflets.
Height of 3' to 6' (90 to 185 cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer. Blooms tend to ball in wet weather. Prune lightly or not at all.
Many characteristics seem to indicate a parentage 'Captain Christy' x 'Mme Falcot' - see References.