Other names: Liliana (in the UK), POULsyng, Clair
Hybridizer: Poulsen Roser A/S
Type: hybrid tea, shrub
Colour: peachy pastel pink/seashell pink
Height: 100-150 cm
Fragrance: Lovely old rose fragrance
Flower size, open: 8-10 cm
Disease resistance: Described by the breeder as “not healthy”. Prone to powdery mildew. Mine is doing absolutely fine (so far).
Suitable for containers: I have it in a large container for now (it is not extremely hardy and I would not like to lose it in winter). It could probably grow bigger in the ground.
In my garden: My daughter liked it so much that we could not leave the garden centre without it. It is the perfect rose: lovely fragrance, delicate colour and perfectly shaped large (but not huge) flowers. The only snag is that it tends to flower in flushes, so there are times with no blooms. But when it flowers, oh my…