'Paul Noël' rose Description
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Pink blend Hybrid Wichurana.
Registration name: Paul Noël
Hybrid Wichurana, Large-Flowered Climber, Rambler.
Salmon-pink, yellow shading. (Rose crevette mélangé de jaune soufre). Strong fragrance. Average diameter 2.5". Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), in small clusters bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Climbing. Glossy foliage.
Height of up to 11½' (up to 350 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
'Paul Noël' is sometimes confused with 'Paul Transon' in commerce. 'Paul Transon' is light pink, while 'Paul Noël' and François Juranville' are salmon-pink. The blooms of 'Paul Noël' are around 6cm in diameter, while those of 'François Juranville' are 8cm or more.
Professor Paul Noël was the Director of the Agricultural-Entomological Laboratory (Laboratoire régional d'Entomologie agricole) of the Department of Seine-Inférieure in Rouen.
'Paul Noël' was first shown in 1910, but commercialized in 1912.