'Duchess of Windsor' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cà Berta
Carmine-red. Moderate fragrance. Large, single to semi-double, in large clusters, open, ruffled bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Bushy, mounded, upright.
Height: 30" to 5' (75 to 150cm). Width: 3' to 4' (90 to 120cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.
On 3 June 1937, the Duke of Windsor, who had abdicated the British throne, married Wallis Warfield Simpson in Monts, France.
L'Indéfrisable = The indestructible