'Yolande d'Aragon' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Portland.
Registration name: Yolande d'Aragon
Hybrid Gallica, Portland.
Mauve or purple blend. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 3". Large, full (26-40 petals), cupped bloom form. Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm). Width of 39" (100 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Prune dead wood.
Yolande d'Aragon was born at Saragossa, Aragon, in 1379. She was the wife of Louis II of Anjou. She was a strong supporter of Jeanne d'Arc. Yolande d'Aragon died on 14 November 1442.
A 2006 genetic study has shown that 'Yolande d'Aragon' is closer to the Gallicas.