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Rosa ‘Mme Caroline Testout’ (Climbing Rose)

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Reliable, profuse and a recurrent bloomer, Rosa ‘Mme Caroline Testout’ produces masses of voluptuous, goblet-shaped, double flowers, in shades of bright and cheerful silvery pink, with rolled edges to the petals. The large blossoms (17-25 petals) emit a most delightful and refined fragrance, not in as great volume as some other Roses, but certainly sufficient. They are perfectly displayed against the healthy bluish-green matte foliage and make an impressive display. Very vigorous, Rose ‘Mme Caroline Testout’ should have an honored place in every garden!

  • Blooming in flushes from late spring to late summer, this Rose is a good repeat bloomer.
  • Grows up to 5 ft. (150 cm) or 10-15 ft. tall as a climber (300-450 cm) and spreads up to 3-5 ft. (90-150 cm). An excellent choice for beds and borders. Plant it where you will be able to enjoy its perfume daily: near a doorway, along a path, near your patio or deck. Excellent cut flowers. Ideal as free-blooming short climber for walls, arbors, fences or other garden structures.
  • Best grown in full sun, in rich, fertile with adequate moisture, well-drained soils.
  • Fairly free from mildew
  • Bred by French hybridizer Joseph Pernet-Ducher in 1890, this Hybrid Tea Rose was bought by a dressmaker, Mme Caroline Testout, who named it after herself and launched it at her showrooms. The Rose became popular and her salons were always decorated with her lovely Rose!

Requirements

Hardiness 6 - 9
Heat Zones 5 - 9
Plant Type Climbers, Roses, Shrubs
Plant Family Rosaceae
Genus Rosa, Rosa - Climbing Rose
Common names Rose
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Height 5' - 15'
(150cm - 4.6m)
Spread 3' - 5'
(90cm - 150cm)
Spacing 36" - 60"
(90cm - 150cm)
Maintenance Average
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises, Beds And Borders, Wall-Side Borders, Walls And Fences
Garden Styles Traditional Garden, Informal and Cottage, City and Courtyard
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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.
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Requirements

Hardiness 6 - 9
Heat Zones 5 - 9
Plant Type Climbers, Roses, Shrubs
Plant Family Rosaceae
Genus Rosa, Rosa - Climbing Rose
Common names Rose
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Height 5' - 15'
(150cm - 4.6m)
Spread 3' - 5'
(90cm - 150cm)
Spacing 36" - 60"
(90cm - 150cm)
Maintenance Average
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises, Beds And Borders, Wall-Side Borders, Walls And Fences
Garden Styles Traditional Garden, Informal and Cottage, City and Courtyard
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