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All Hybrid Tea, Floribunda and Patio varieties (including Hybrid Tea and Floribunda Full Standard and Half Standard Roses) should be pruned early to mid March. All week shoots should be cut away and ... more »
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Cardinal de Richelieu
90-120cm (3-4 ft)

Cardinal de Richelieu
Soft purple to violet blue. 'Dusky grape purple'. Said to be the 'Blue Rose of the Arabs' of antiquity, but probably a very similar variety. One of the most remarkable kinds.

Available bare root annually from November to April.

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Breeder: Laffay
Year: 1840