'Panachée d'Orléans' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Karin Schade
Pink blend Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Panachée d'Orléans
Discovered by Wilhelm
Introduced in France by D. Dauvesse
in 1854 as 'Panachée d'Orléans'.
Light pink, deep pink or lilac stripes. Moderate fragrance. Medium to large, semi-double to double, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Thornless (or almost).
Height of up to 5' 7" (up to 170 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Vigorous.
According to Jules Margottin, 'Panachée d'Orléans' falls back often to 'Baronne Prévost'; also it can happen that both roses are found on the same plant. - see References.
Margottin also states that Panachée d'Orléans' can be discerned from 'Mme Désirée Giraud' by its being almost thornless, while the latter has very fine and very numerous prickles.