Rosa ‘William Lobb’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Moss

Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza


English translation by Peter Thompson



Old Rose.

A Moss Rose, created in France in 1855 by Jean Laffay.
Up to 50 mauve petals, very fragranced, slightly lighter on the underside.

Can attain up to 2.5 m in height, and sometimes the inflorescences are so dense and heavy that they require support.

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