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'Mrs. Pierre S. duPont' rose Description
'Madame Pierre S. Dupont' rose photo
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Medium yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Mrs. Pierre S. duPont
Exhibition name: Mrs. Pierre S. duPont
Bred by Charles Mallerin (France, 1929).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1929 as 'Mrs. Pierre S. duPont'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1931 as 'Madame Pierre S. Dupont'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Yellow, lemon-yellow undertones, ages to lighter .  Strong, fruity fragrance.  40 petals.  Medium to large, semi-double to double, borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Bushy, dense, thornless (or almost), upright.  Large, glossy, light green foliage.  
Height of 2' (60 cm).  Width of 2' (60 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
This rose was named for the wife of Pierre S. du Pont, the creator of Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. (See Gardens for more information about Longwood.)
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