Rose (Rosa 'Tour de Malakoff') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Tour de Malakoff'
'Taffeta Rose'
'Black Jack'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Other: Cupped to flat
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Rebloom: None
Class: Centifolia
Growth Habit: Tall, 6-8 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Soupert & Notting, 1857
Optimal growing zones: USDA zones 4-9

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: 6-8 feet
Plant Spread: 4-5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Mauve
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

Photo courtesy of Tasman Bay Roses

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Elusive roses by zuzu Jan 17, 2020 2:17 AM 55

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