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Cabbage rose 'Fantin Latour'      

Rosa centifolia

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Fantin Latour is part of the Rosa genus and is a Cabbage rose variety. Its scientific name is Rosa centifolia 'Fantin Latour'. Fantin Latour is a variety of heirloom Cabbage rose . Blooms typically mature to a diameter of 10.0 cm (3.9 inches imperial) and produce a Rose fragrance, whilst displaying in these approximate colours:   Light pink and   Carnation pink and   Piggy pink. The mature flowers are of a Double form. Leaves appear approximately as a   Ao green and   Dark spring green colour.

Full petalled, flattish, blush pink, fragrant flowers, abundantly produced on a handsome bush.

It is a Flower and is treated mainly as a Perennial, This means that it grows best over a period of time (3 years and greater). Fantin Latour is known for growing to a height of approximately 4.88 feet (that's 1.50 metres in metric) with a shrub-like habit. This variety tends to bloom in mid summer.

United Kingdom is believed to be where Fantin Latour originates from.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Fantin Latour have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Fantin Latour

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Dead head the fading blooms and prune after all the flowers in late summer

Position in a partial sun location and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Fantin Latour is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

Growing Fantin Latour from seed

Roses can be grown from hard wood cuttings in the autumn or more usually as grafts. They will not always come true from seed

Transplanting Fantin Latour

Plant out in the winter as a bare root plant. Dig a large hole and back fill after adding a little blood fish and bone. Water in.

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Fantin Latour is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Fantin Latour

Cabbage rose Fantin Latour Etymology

Fron a seedling, of centifolia descent. Named after Henri Fantis-Latour, French artist

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