'Alexandre Laquement' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend.
Registration name: Alexandre Laquement
Pink, purple shading. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 2". Medium, double (17-25 petals), in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of 3' to 4' 11" (90 to 150 cm). Width of 3' to 42" (90 to 105 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 8b. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew.
Some difference of opinion about breeder and date of introduction, see References. Pépinières Loubert, for instance, cites provenance of this rose as France pre-1885.