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Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Orange pink
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: None
Class: Other: Hybrid wichurana
Extra Color Info: Orange-pink
Growth Habit: Rambler, typically 10-20 feet
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Barbier Freres & Compagnie, 1921

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
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: 10-20 feet
Plant Spread: 8-10 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Parentage: Rosa wichuraiana x Mrs. Arthur Robert Waddell

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Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 10, 2013 3:46 PM

Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
"‘Albertine’ is an excellent choice for use on a tripod or fence. By training this large climber vertically, the delicious fragrance, for which this rose is noted can easily permeate your garden. Red buds open to a 3 inch, rich apricot-pink bloom that fades to white with age, making a nice contrast to the shiny, dark green leaves."

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Posted by zuzu (Northern California - Zone 9a) on Dec 7, 2019 12:47 AM

For years, Heirloom Roses was selling Albertine as Gloire de Dijon. When I ordered Gloire de Dijon, the tiny toothpick Heirloom sent me took three years to bloom, at which time I saw that the rose was an imposter. In the next few years Albertine grew into a huge rose in my garden. It was pretty, but it had vicious thorns and an unpleasant scent. I ultimately gave it away because I couldn't give so much precious space in my garden to a huge once-bloomer.

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