'Belle Poitevine' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Helena Verghese Borg
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Medium pink Hybrid Rugosa.
Exhibition name: Belle Poitevine
Pink, fuchsia / magenta shading. Mild to strong, centifolia fragrance. Large, semi-double (9-16 petals) bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season. Long buds.
Upright, well-branched. Medium, wrinkled (rugose) foliage.
Height of 42" to 6' (105 to 185 cm). Width of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).
USDA zone 3b and warmer. Hardy. shade tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
Occasional scarlet hips
The Swedish Rose Society recommends Belle Poitevine for northern Sweden.