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'Lambert Closse' rose Description
'Lambert Closse' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Paul
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
14 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium pink Shrub.
Registration name: Lambert Closse
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Ian S. Ogilvie (Canada, 1983). Bred by Dr. Felicitas Svejda (Canada, 1983).
Introduced in Canada by Agriculture Canada L'Assomption Quebec in 1994 as 'Lambert Closse'.
Class:
Shrub.  Explorer Series Collection.  
Bloom:
Pink, blush reverse.  Mild fragrance.  50 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, very full (41+ petals) bloom form.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  
Habit:
Glossy, light green foliage.  
Height of 33" to 4' (85 to 120 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 2b and warmer.  Very hardy.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 9,978  on  29 Jul 1997   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/662,759  on  10 Jun 1996
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
Notes:
Lambert Closse (1618-1662), a French merchant, who died fighting the Iroquois.
Sam Kedem says this rose offers unsurpassed beauty for Northern gardens.