"Pickering Centifolia" Rose
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"Pickering Centifolia" rose Description
'Duchess of Sutherland (hybrid perpetual, Laffay 1839)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Kathy Strong's Del Cerro Garden
HMF Ratings:
29 favorite votes.  
Origin:
Bred by Jean Laffay (France, 1839).
Introduced in Australia by Northampton Nurseries in 1861 as 'Duchess of Sutherland'.
Class:
Hybrid Perpetual.  
Bloom:
Pink, lighter undertones, ages to light pink .  Strong fragrance.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), in small clusters, cupped-to-flat, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Armed with thorns / prickles.  5 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: 4' (120cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  
Parentage:
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