'La Noblesse' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Ulf Eliasson
Centifolia, Hybrid Perpetual.
Light pink, carmine-pink center. Strong fragrance. Large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of up to 5' (up to 150 cm). Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Hardy.
'La Noblesse' was issued as a Hybrid Perpetual, although all later references state it is a centifolia.
Original illustration of 1856 is wanted.