'Duchesse De Montebello' rose Description
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Light pink Hybrid China.
Registration name: Duchesse De Montebello
Hybrid China, Hybrid Gallica.
Light pink. Strong fragrance. Medium, full (26-40 petals) bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of 39" to 5' (100 to 150 cm). Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 8b. Prune after flowering is finished.
The Swedish Rose Society recommends Duchesse de Montebello for northern Sweden. In their 2002 Catalogue, Pépinières Loubert assign a date of 1824.