'Madame Alfred Carrière' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Noisette.
Registration name: Madame Alfred Carrière
Cream, light pink shading, salmon-yellow highlights. Mild to strong fragrance. up to 30 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, very double, globular bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Climbing. Large, dark green foliage.
Height of 8' to 25' (245 to 760 cm). Width of 10' (305 cm).
USDA zone 6a through 10b. Very vigorous. drought resistant. shade tolerant. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew. Do not prune.
Alfred Carrière was the chief editor of "Revue horticole".
Susan writes: I planted 'Madame Alfred Carriere' in 2000 when it was a foot tall. The flowers were sparse and the plant had rose spot badly. I was disappointed. But the following year, it took off like crazy and has covered an arbor with beautiful, full, scented blooms aplenty. I am really amazed at how well it is doing. I live in Powell River, British Columbia, Canada.