An exceptionally long stemmed pink rose with very good fragrance. Buds are long and elegantly formed. It has long graceful buds, one per long stem, which open very slowly to a high centered form with intense perfume on a very tall bush.
A continual blooming gold medal winner in Geneva and Rome. Pointed buds with a wonderful, expensive-perfume fragrance, make this an impressive rose. The 5″ blooms (petals 35) are high centered and medium pink, backed up by leathery semi-glossy foliage. Makes a good cut flower.They produce classic, full petaled flowers with one bloom per long stem, although side buds may be evident. Many have a fragrance and are excellent for cut flowers.
The general growth habit of a Hybrid Tea rose is a V shape, averaging 1.5m tall and 80cm wide. Please check the discriptions for each variety. Note that growth size is a guide only – ultimate size will depend on the growing conditions in your garden and the variety chosen. As a bush, Eiffel Tower will generally reach a height of 2 meters or more and 1.1m in width. It has a delightful lifted rose fragrance.
Unusually, Eiffel Tower is most renowned and admired for its long, elegant pink buds with 2 to 4 petals unfurling, rather than as a medium to fully open flower. It is often used to great advantage to form the outline of a large floral arrangement. In the garden, it makes a ideal backdrop as a tall rose planted near a fence or shed. Eiffel Tower enjoys our hot, dry Mediterranean climate and flowers throughout the entire growing season. It is relatively disease resistant.