Family : RosaceaeClass : Damask Rose
Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza
English translation by Peter Thompson
A very fragranced Damask Rose known to us before 1551.
It flowers in the spring or during the summer, with petals which bear a very unstable coloration. This can be intense pink, light pink, or the two together, sometimes in stripes.
A tall shrub, up to 2 m high, which is relatively tolerant in the shade.