'Comtesse de Woronzoff' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Eric Timewell
Yellow and pink, apricot shading, cream undertones, rose-red center. Strong, tea rose fragrance. up to 72 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Large, very full (41+ petals), old-fashioned, quartered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Climbing. Large, dark green foliage.
Height of up to 9' 10" (up to 300 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Comtesse Elizabeth Xaverevna Vorontsova (Elzbieta Branicka) (September 19, 1792 - April 27, 1880), daughter of the Polish Duke Xavier P. Brannitsky met and loved Alexander Pushkin in Odessa in 1823/24.