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'Ardoisée de Lyon' rose Description
'Ardoisée de Lyon' rose photo
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Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
50 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Ardoisée de Lyon
Origin:
Bred by Frédéric Damaizin (France, 1858). Bred by Plantier (France, 1858).
Introduced in Australia by Tasmania Botanical Gardens in 1862 as 'Ardoisé de Lyon'.
Class:
Hybrid Perpetual.  
Bloom:
Violet - purple, crimson center, red highlights.  Strong, old rose fragrance.  130 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, very full (41+ petals), button-eye, old-fashioned, quartered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:

Height: 39" to 5' (100 to 150cm).  Width: 3' (90cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew.  
Patents:
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Parentage:
Notes:
Sets hips
 
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