'Altesse' rose Description
Photo courtesy of CybeRose
Deep pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Altesse
Red. Moderate fragrance. 35 to 40 petals. Large, full (26-40 petals), globular bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Ovoid buds.
Height of 30" to 3' (75 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Vigorous. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.
Mentioned in the American Rose Annual 1952 as one of the New Roses of the World.