Ros ‘Sourire d’Orchidée’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Modern Shrub Rose


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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza



English translation by Peter Thompson




A shrub rose which may be cultivated also as climber, given that it can reach 180 cm in height.

Created in France in 1985 by Dominique Croix. Up to 15 petals, slightly pink without perfume.

Awards :

1985 - Geneva Gold Medal


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