Rosa ‘Cardinal de Richelieu’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Gallica

 

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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza

 

 

English translation by Peter Thompson

 

 

 

Old Rose.

A famous Gallica hybrid, created in France by Laffay before 1847.

Flowers usually united in clusters, with up to 50 velvety, crimson red petals. Few thorns.

Blooms just once, in spring or in summer.

 

→ History of the rose : from the Wild Roses towards a perfect rose.

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