'Reine des Violettes' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Reine des Violettes (hybrid perpetual, Mille-Mallet 1860)
Violet, lighter center. Strong fragrance. 50 to 75 petals. Average diameter 4.25". Very large, very full (41+ petals), cupped, quartered, reflexed bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height: 4' to 8' (120 to 245cm). Width: 3' to 6' (90 to 185cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Shade tolerant. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Feed this rose well. Requires good cultivation if it is to perform its best.
Meg Peterson says this rose will do well in a partially shaded location.
It is thornless.