'Rosa manettii Hort.' rose Description
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Light pink Noisette.Registration name: Manetti
Found Rose, Hybrid Noisette, Noisette, Shrub, Understock.
Light pink. Mild fragrance. Average diameter 2". Semi-double (9-16 petals) bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Armed with thorns / prickles, thornless (or almost). Blue-green foliage.
Height: 6' to 5' (185 to 150cm). Width: 4' (120cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for understock.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Thomas Rivers & Son Ltd around 1835.The Peter Beales Collection of Classic Roses 2000-2001
says this rose was commonly used as an understock in the 19th century, especially in the U.S.A.
[Source: L'Haÿ-les-roses Label]
["Mae Fair Pink", is another of the fantastic roses found in Denver's Fairmount Cemetary. Mae Fair, who passed away in 1904 at the age of 24, is a truly appropriate namesake for this lovely rose.
Source: Mae Fair Pink