Rosa ‘Sourire d’orchidée’

Common Name : rose Duchesse de BerryType : RoseHabit : BushyHeight : 1.5-2.5 metresSpread : 1.5-2.5 metresFlower colour : Light PinkFlowering from : Mayto SeptemberFoliage : DeciduousFoliage colour : GreenHardiness : H5
Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters -15° to -10°
Sunlight : Full SunMoisture : Moist but well-drainedSoil : Acid / NeutralSeason of interest : Spring - SummerFragrant

Seashell-pink, ages to white . None to mild fragrance. up to 15 petals. Average diameter 2.25″. Medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.


2020 – Pruned in early February.

2019- Full of new shoots in March. Treated with Bordeaux mixture in mid-April. Strong development. May 12th OLIGOSOL B treatment. First rose blooms on May 19. Very flowery in early June. Grows vigorously but in an anarchic way, not easy to control. Blooms all summer long.

2018 – Begins to emerge its leaves in mid-February. Treated with Bordeaux mixture in mid-April. First flower blooms on May 27th. A few pretty bouquets of flowers in June. No more flowers from 10 July. A new flowering stem at the beginning of August. Beautiful new stems during August. A single new floral bouquet in mid-September. Removed 2 stems that moved away from the trellis.

2017 – Bought bare rooted from Pépinières de la Guérinais – Liffré. Planted at the end of October to replace the Iceberg rose.

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