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Rosa 'Alain Blanchard'

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Description

Bred in France and introduced in 1839, this gallica rose is a vigorous, 4ft. shrub with a bushy habit, thin branches; dense, dark green foliage and many thorns. It can be grown in poor soil and partial shade.

Flowers are crimson with pink and purple mottling and a strong fragrance.  They are medium to large, semi-double to double, and have a cupped bloom form.  They bloom once a year in either spring or summer.  

It is resistance to black spot, powdery mildew, and rust.

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Rosa
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Rose
    Habit/Form:
    Dense
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Crimson; becomes spotted purple with age; yellow stamers
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    Thin wiry branches