'Madame Grégoire Staechelin' rose Description
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Pink blend Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: Madame Grégoire Staechelin
Hybrid Tea, Cl., Large-Flowered Climber.
Light pink, darker shading. Moderate fragrance. Large, semi-double (9-16 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, open, ruffled bloom form. Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom. Large, pointed buds.
Climbing. Large, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 8' to 20' (245 to 610 cm). Width of 10' to 20' (305 to 610 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 10a. Can be used for garden, landscape or pillar. Very vigorous. drought resistant. produces decorative hips. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
Dedicated by the breeder to Emma Allgeier (1859-1941), the wife of Gregor Staechelin (1851-1929), a builder, contractor and financier in Basel, Switzerland since 1870. The parents of Gregor Staechelin had immigrated from Istein in southern Germany.