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'Salet' rose Description
'Salet (Moss, Lacharme, 1854)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Murphy's Rose
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
74 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium pink Moss.
Registration name: Salet (Moss, Lacharme, 1854)
Origin:
Bred by Fran├žois Lacharme (France, 1854).
Introduced in Australia by Thomas Lang in 1866 as 'Salet'.
Class:
Moss.  
Bloom:
Rose-pink, lighter edges, lighter reverse.  Moderate fragrance.  up to 50 petals.  Average diameter 2.5".  Very large, very full (41+ petals), cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  Mossed buds.  
Habit:
Upright.  

Height: 3' to 5' (90 to 150cm).  Width: 3' to 4' (90 to 120cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 9b.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Hardy.  vigorous.  
Patents:
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Parentage:
Notes:
For a definition of Perpetual Moss, see its entry in the Glossary...
Difference of opinion about breeder, see References.
Some German nurseries seem to sell 'Salet' as 'Miranda'. It should easy to distinguish both - 'Salet' has mossy buds, while 'Miranda' has no moss.
 
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