'Baron de Wassenaër' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Helena Verghese Borg
Medium red Moss.
Exhibition name: Baron de Wassenaër
Mauve - pink, blush reverse. Lilac-pink. Strong fragrance. Medium, semi-double to double, borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, globular bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of 4' to 7' (120 to 215 cm). Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Differences of opinion about breeder, see References.
Named for the musician Baron de Wassenaer, or the Dutch vice-admiral, whose heroism in a sea battle of 1696 against the French was very much admired by the latter.