'Reine des Francais' rose Description
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Medium pink Hybrid Perpetual.Registration name: La Reine
Bourbon, Hybrid Perpetual.
Rose-pink. Strong fragrance. 78 petals. Average diameter 5". Very large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Thornless (or almost).
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm). Width of 4' (120 cm).
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Sam Kedem says this rose's flower longevity is exceptional.
Rolland's 'Reine du Midi' is treated as a synonym of 'La Reine' based on several authors.