'Madame Wagram, Comtesse de Turenne' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Margaret Furness
Pink blend Tea.
Exhibition name: Madame Wagram, Comtesse de Turenne
Hybrid Tea, Hybrid Tea, Cl., Tea.
Pink blend, white edges. Moderate fragrance. Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Climbing, thornless (or almost). Large foliage.
Height of up to 6' 7" (up to 200 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.
V.F. Lewis, keeper of the national collection of Bourbon roses in England, is looking for budwood of this rose. For more information, please contact, the The Heritage Rose Foundation