'Madame Louis Lévêque' rose Description
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Salmon-pink. Strong fragrance. 100 petals. Large, full (26-40 petals), globular bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm). Width of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).
See also the HP (1864) of the same name. "Rosenlexikon" lists two mossy perpetuals 'Mme. Louis Lévêque' from 1898 and 1903. In 1936, the 1903 version was listed as existing at Sangerhausen, while the 2005 catalogue dates this rose to 1898.
Mme. Louis Lévêque and Mme. Edouard Ory are possibly identical in USA commerce.