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Rosa 'Madame Lombard'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Madame Lombard
Additional cultivar information: (aka Mme Lombard)
Hybridized by Lacharme; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1878

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36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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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:
Pink blend (pb)

Bloom Shape:

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Blooms repeatedly


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Other Details:
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Pruning Instructions:
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Soil pH requirements:
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Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
By grafting
By budding
By simple layering
By air layering
By tip layering

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1 positive
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral shopshops On Aug 14, 2012, shopshops from Joshua, TX wrote:

I bought this rose from the Antique rose emporium in September 2011 for a "Three sisters garden". Belinda's dream to represent myself and Thomas Affleck and Madame Lombard to represent my two sisters.
At present (August 14th 2012) I am still at a wait and see process with this rose. Will give her another season. I cannot smell the fragrance and the flowers have not lasted a long time on the bush as my beautiful Belinda's dream. Will see what happens next year. I have had two flushes that were blown away in the North Texas winds. One commenter on this site did state that his took 18 months to really bloom . So I will not shovel her out as yet. Will repost next summer to update on her progress. Have read other reviews online and she seems to do well for others. She is a beauty, but like all good things does not seem to hang around for long.

Positive yotedog On Apr 18, 2008, yotedog from Raleigh, NC wrote:

Received this rose in a trade in the fall, and it took it a full season (1 1/2 years) to settle in and decide to bloom, but the blooms are quite beautiful and unique, pink with yellow undertones. Seems quite disease resistant, and has grown vigorously in a location where it receives about 5 hours of direct sun daily. A very old rose, and quite variable in its bloom color, according to a variety of texts. Edited to add--quite a lovely fragrance--fruity, medium intensity, in my opinion.

Neutral Paulwhwest On Jun 2, 2004, Paulwhwest from Irving (Dallas area), TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Bred in France.

Seedling of 'Madame De Tartas'


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

Raleigh, North Carolina
Joshua, Texas

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