'Léonie Lamesch' rose Description
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Orange blend Polyantha.
Registration name: Léonie Lamesch
Exhibition name: Léonie Lamesch
Copper, yellow center, red edges. Moderate fragrance. Small to medium, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, rosette bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy, upright. Medium green foliage.
Height of 2' to 5' (60 to 150 cm). Width of 3' to 4½' (90 to 135 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Vigorous.
Parentage used is that of the 1899 and 1936 references.
Léonie and Eugénie Lamesch were daughters of the nurseryman Jean-Baptiste Lamesch in Dommeldingen, Luxemburg. Peter Lambert fell in love with Léonie and dedicated this rose to her. After their marriage in April 1899 he also dedicated a rose 'Léonie Lambert'.