Hybrid Tea Rose
Rosa 'La France'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: La France
Hybridized by Guillot
Registered or introduced: 1867
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Class:

Hybrid Tea

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Bloom Color:

Light pink (lp)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Tea shaped

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Bush

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Other Details:

Unknown - Tell us

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Jose, California

Asheville, North Carolina

North Augusta, South Carolina

Rowlett, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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neutral
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RatingContent
Positive

On Jan 11, 2013, ljack from Biltmore Forest, NC wrote:

This breed of hybrid tea (the first of it's class) is planted in the Biltmore Rose Garden in Asheville North Carolina. It bloomed excellently as many as four flushes last year. The shrub also made almost 6 feet in height and 3-4 feet in width. it is fairly disease resistant.

Neutral

On Jun 1, 2004, Paulwhwest from Irving (Dallas area), TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred in France. Won the Court of Show Honor from the Linn County Rose Society in 2001.

Seedling of 'Madame Falcot'