Rosa ‘Madame Caroline Testout’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Hybrid Tea

 

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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza

 

 

English translation by Peter Thompson

 

 

 

Created in France in 1890 by Joseph Pernet-Ducher.

Rich double corolla with silvery pink petals and a strong perfume.

A climbing form also exists, dating from 1901, but these are to be protected from cold conditions.

Parentage :

‘Madame de Tartas’ × ‘Lady Mary Fitzwilliam’

 

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