'Hélène de Troie' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Warren Millington
Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Hélène de Troie
Exhibition name: Hélène de Troie
Pink, white reverse. Strong, moss or woody, spice, vanilla fragrance. Average diameter 4". Large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form. Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Short, bushy, upright. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of up to 39" (up to 100 cm).
Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden or shrub.
I had a bit of trouble trying to describe the perfume of this rose and the best description was a combination of the top three.