Ibridi perpetui

Reine des Violettes

(Millet Malet, 1860)

description

Strong erect canes with a soft foliage and deep red-violet [the flowers] pass through every shade of purple, lavender and violet with greyish touches as they mature the quarted flowers look like a bourbon or a gallica... Needs plenty of nourishment and good soil, and in hot areas constant watering. Excellent perfume. Re-bloomer.Peter Beales considered this as the best hybrid perpetual. Perfect as a hedge, in a fence or a small climber, best in partial shade.

Seedling of 'Pie IX'

DIMENSIONS

cm 150x90

CHARACTERISTICS

  • colour: flushed pink
  • flower type: double
  • fragrance: strong
  • rebloom: good
  • habit: bushy
  • Size of the plant: large


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