Family : Rosaceae
Class : Moss
Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza
English translation by Peter Thompson
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.