Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Other: Rosette
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: White and white blend
Extra Bloom Info: In small clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Polyantha
Extra Color Info: White blend, pink center
Growth Habit: Short, 1-2 feet
Fragrance: Strong
Misc: Thornless or almost thornless
Hybridizer & year: Soupert & Notting, 1889

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
Flower Color: Bi-Color: White and pink
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Parentage: Mignonette x Madame Damaizin
Child plants: one child plant

Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Clotilde Soupert'
  • 'Madame Hardy du The'
  • 'Madame Melon du The'
  • 'Madame Merlon du The'

Common names
  • Rose

Photo Gallery

Date: c. 1889
illustration from 'Rosen-Zeitung', 1889
Location: my garden
Date: 2013-06-30
Not much light comes through the canopy of Crepe Myrtle 'Natchez'
Uploaded by kohala
Location: Kansas City, MO
Date: 2020-05-21

San Jose Heritage Rose Garden

Date: 2009-11-05
Photo courtesy Antique Rose Emporium. Used with permission.
Location: Heritage Rose Garden, Elizabeth Park, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Date: 2018-06-16
Location: Kansas City, MO
Date: 05
Location: Kansas City, MO
Date: 2020-05-21
First year
Location: Kansas City, MO
Date: 2020-05-16
Blooms are all on same the same plant. Some are a brighter medium

San Jose Heritage Rose Garden
Location: West Covina, CA
Location: West Covina, CA
  • Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 10, 2013 9:39 PM concerning plant:
    Noted by [url= Rose Emporium[/url]:
    "The flower is a rounded, cabbagey rose of creamy white with the very palest touches of pink in the center of its 100 petals which enfold its fine perfume. The compact growth habit and exquisite bloom make up for the tendency to ball in humid weather."
Plant Events from our members
mattmackay22 On January 14, 2015 Obtained plant
» Post your own event for this plant

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Roses Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Roses (Rosa)

« Visit the Roses forum

« The Roses Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by adknative and is called "Baby Blue Eyes"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.