'Rosa pomponia DC' rose Description
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Deep pink, suffused with purple. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 1.5". Small, very double, borne mostly solitary, button-eye, cupped bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of 18" to 5' (45 to 150 cm).
Supposedly there are two forms of this rose -- a low-growing one and one that grows taller. See References for more information.
The Pompon roses were defined as crossings of Centifolia x Gallica.
Rosa pomponia DC. Fl. franç. 4(2): 443. 1805