"La Torre" rose Description
Photo courtesy of rafael maino
Found Rose, Hybrid Tea, Noisette, Tea.
Yellow-apricot with soft pink shading. Mild, tea fragrance. Medium to large, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 6¼' (190 cm). Width of 47" (120 cm).
"La Torre" found by Raphael Maino in Bariloche, Patagonia, Argentina
Probably planted before 1974
Foliage: Lanceolate. Mid or deep green, purplish new growth. Thorns under. Does not lose its leaves.
Prickles: On old canes.
Hip: obovate – closest to Krussman’s sample C on his p244.
Not ‘Safrano’ as that has glandular pedicels.
Not ‘G. Nabonnand’ as that is virtually thornless.
Not ‘Jean Ducher’ which was yellow and very thorny.
Not ‘Crespuscule’. The foundling has softer colours.
'Reve d’Or' is similar but "La Torre" does not grow as tall as 'Reve d'Or'.