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PlantFiles: Hybrid Tea Rose
Rosa 'La France'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: La France
Hybridized by Guillot; Year of Registration or Introduction: 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

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive ljack 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 Paulwhwest 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'

Regional...

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

San Jose, California
Asheville, North Carolina
North Augusta, South Carolina
Rowlett, Texas



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