Rosa ‘Cardinal de Richelieu’
Family : Rosaceae
Class : Gallica
Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza
English translation by Peter Thompson
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.
The photographic file of Giuseppe Mazza