'Perle d'Or' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
96 favorite votes.
Yellow blend Polyantha.
Registration name: Perle d'Or (polyantha, Rambaux, 1875)
Exhibition name: Perle d'Or
Polyantha. (Series: Earth Kind ™)
Apricot, light pink undertones, ages to white . Strong fragrance. Small, very full (41+ petals), in large clusters, reflexed, scalloped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, ovoid buds.
Short, thornless (or almost). Glossy, medium green foliage.
Height: 3' to 6' (90 to 185cm). Width: 3' (90cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for container rose or garden. Very hardy.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Heirloom Old Garden Roses says Perle d'Or has small perfectly formed buds of apricot-peach produced in clusters on a compact plant with rich, dark green foliage. It is almost thornless and very similar to 'Cecile Brunner' except for the color...
Some differences of opinion about parentage and breeder, see References.