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'William Lobb' rose Description
'William Lobb (Moss, Laffay, 1855)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Andrew from Dolton
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
103 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Moss.
Registration name: William Lobb
Origin:
Bred by Jean Laffay (France, 1855).
Introduced in France by Portemer in 1855 as 'William Lobb'.
Introduced in Australia by Northampton Nurseries in 1861 as 'William Lobb'.
Class:
Moss.  
Bloom:
Mauve or purple blend.  Strong fragrance.  up to 50 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Large, very full (41+ petals), old-fashioned, quartered bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  Mossed buds.  
Habit:
Tall, arching.  Matte, medium green foliage.  
Height of 6' to 8' (185 to 245 cm).  Width of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b and warmer.  Can be trained as a climber.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew.  Prune after flowering is finished.  Prune lightly until this rose gets established (about two years), then prune it back by about a third..  
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