Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Other: Lax petals
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Rebloom: None
Class: China
Extra Color Info: Pink blend, dark centers, white edges
Growth Habit: Tall, with long arching canes, up to 25 feet
Fragrance: Mild
Misc: Thornless or almost thornless
Hybridizer & year: Mauget, before 1828
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 and warmer

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: Up to 25 feet
Plant Spread: 10 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip

Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Blush Boursault'
  • 'Bengale Angevin'
  • 'Bengale Cypris'
  • 'Bengale Florida'
  • 'Blush'
  • 'Calypso'
  • 'Rose de la Floride'
  • 'Rose de l'Isle'

Common names
  • Rose

Photo Gallery
Location: Bristol, RI
Date: June 17, 2022
Taken at the Blithewold Manor Rose Garden, listed as Calypso
Photo by Calif_Sue
Photo by Calif_Sue
Photo by Calif_Sue

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