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Alternative cultivar names:
'Mrs. Pierre S. duPont'
'Madame Pierre S. Du Pont'
'Mme. Pierre S. Du Pont'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Medium yellow
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Other: Pernetiana
Growth Habit: Very short, 1-2 feet, upright
Fragrance: Strong
Misc: Thornless or almost thornless
Hybridizer & year: Charles Mallerin, 1929

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: 1-2 feet
Plant Spread: 1-2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Awards and Recognitions: Other: Bagatelle Gold Medal 1929
Parentage: (Ophelia x Rayon d'Or) x (Ophelia x (Constance x Souvenir de Claudius Pernet))
Child plants: 3 child plants

Photo courtesy Antique Rose Emporium. Used with permission.

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Comments:
Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 11, 2013 4:09 PM

Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
"Long pointed buds of reddish gold, open to golden yellow double flowers that become lighter with age. The fragrance has a delicious, fruity essence and the foliage is rich green and glossy. Mrs. Pierre S. du Pont would provide a lovely addition to any garden."

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