'Aviateur Blériot' rose Description
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Yellow blend Hybrid Wichurana.
Hybrid Wichurana, Rambler.
Yellow, golden-yellow center, ages to white . Strong, magnolia fragrance. 34 petals. Average diameter 2". Medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Climbing. Glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.
Height of 12' to 15' (365 to 455 cm). Width of up to 6' (up to 185 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Prune after flowering is finished.
Named for Louis Blériot, (1872-1936). The first man to make an international aeroplane flight, from Calais to Dover on on 25 July 1909 in a small 24-h.p. monoplane.