'Antonine d'Ormois' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Helena Verghese Borg
Gallica / Provins, Hybrid Gallica.
Light pink. Mild fragrance. up to 40 petals. Full (26-40 petals) bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of 4' 11" to 6' 7" (150 to 200 cm). Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
François Joyaux states that the correct name is 'Antonine d'Ormois', and questuons whether this rose should be considered a Gallica.
Vibert bred in 1823 a Gallica "Antonia", which is possibly not identical.