|'Pierre de Ronsard'|
|'Eden Rose 85'|
|Bloom size:||Large: 4-5"
|Petal count:||very full: 40+ petals
|Rose bloom color:||Pink blend
|Extra Bloom Info:||In clusters|
|Extra Color Info:||Cream, with light pink shading|
|Growth Habit:||Typically 4-12 feet|
|Hybridizer & year:||Marie-Louise (Louisette) Meilland, before 1985|
|Optimal growing zones:||USDA zone 5 and warmer|
|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
|Soil pH Preferences:||Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
|Plant Height:||4-12 feet|
|Plant Spread:||3-4 feet|
|Flower Color:||Bi-Color: White and pink
|Propagation: Other methods:||Cuttings: Stem
|Parentage:||(Danse des Sylphes x Handel) X Pink Wonder, Cl.|
|Child plants:||2 child plants|
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|Posted by zuzu (Northern California - Zone 9a) on Feb 2, 2014 8:52 PM
This rose, more commonly known as the Eden Climber in the United States, is the ideal climber. It is a vigorous grower and the thick canes have no trouble holding up the heavy blooms, which are packed with petals (as many as 60). The blooms are heat resistant and rain resistant.
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