'Alfred Colomb' rose Description
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Deep pink Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Alfred Colomb (hybrid perpetual, Lacharme, 1865)
Red, pink undertones. Strong fragrance. 45 petals. Average diameter 2.75". Large, very full (41+ petals), globular, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Thornless (or almost).
Height: 4' to 5' (120 to 150cm). Width: 3' (90cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
'Madame Brosse', often mentioned as a synonym, is said to have been very similar to 'Alfred Colomb'.