Astrid Lindgren


Rose name: Astrid Lindgren

Other names: Macabo (Belgium), Egon Schiele (Austria), Charentes (France), Pouluf

Hybridizer: Poulsen

Country: Denmark

Introduced: 2001

Type: floribunda, shrub

Colour: warm baby pink

Height: ca 80 cm

Fragrance: nice wild rose/raspberry fragrance

Flower size, open: 10-15 cm

Disease resistance: healthy according to Poulsen, no trouble so far in my garden

Growing in containers: yes

Blooming: in flushes

Heritage: unknown

In my garden: It is really sweet, the flowers have thick petals and a certain rich “opaque” quality to them, colour is simply fab. Astrid has not managed to catch any diseases so far.



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