'Jean Mermoz' rose Description
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Medium pink Polyantha.
Registration name: Jean Mermoz
Exhibition name: Jean Mermoz
Pink. Mild fragrance. Average diameter 1". Small, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, high-centered, scalloped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 18" to 2' (45 to 60 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Shade tolerant. 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.
Jean Mermoz (December 9, 1901 Aubenton - December 7, 1936 Atlantic Ocean), French aviation pioneer, who disappeared on a flight from Dakar to Natal, Brasil.