'Paul Transon' rose Description
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Orange-pink Hybrid Wichurana.
Registration name: Paul Transon
Hybrid Wichurana, Large-Flowered Climber, Rambler.
Salmon-pink, lilac highlights, yellow undertones. Mild, apple, tea fragrance. Average diameter 2.5". Medium, double (17-25 petals), in small clusters, flat bloom form. Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.
Climbing. Glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 10' to 15' (305 to 455 cm). Width of up to 8' (up to 245 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Drought resistant. shade tolerant. Prune after flowering is finished.
'Paul Transon' is sometimes confused with 'Paul Noël' in commerce.
Paul-Emery-Michel Transon (1837- June 15, 1909 Orléans), from the Orléans nursery family of Transon, entered into a partnership with Alfred Barbier in 1872. He was Mayor of Orléans 1896-1898 and Honorary President of the Société horticole du Loiret.