'Duke of Orléans' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Naasra's Gardens
Deep pink. Mild fragrance. Double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of 4' 11" (150 cm).
Philippe, Duke of Orléans, French general and regent. Born at Saint-Cloud 2 August 1674. Died 2 December 1723. 'Duke of Orléans' may or may not be a synonym for the rose 'Adèle Heu', the name of the breeder's late wife (Adélaïde Charlotte Heu).
Henry IV, King of France. Born 13 December 1553. Died 14 May 1610 in Paris, France. Buried at St. Denis.