Best Fragrant® 'Duchesse de Nemours'
Originator: (Calot, 1856)
Bloom period: Midseason
Bloom week: 4 & 5
Flower form: Anemone
USDA zone: 2 to 8
Item number: 2907
Anemone, on mature plants bomb double form possible; large, big center cluster rests on the well-defined white guards. Petalode segments open cream with a noticeable pale green pigmentation at the base. Very fragrant, scent reminiscent of old fashion roses. Free flowering, stems erect, medium to tall height. Side buds extend flowering. Excellent plant habit, vigorous, well regarded for cut flower production. The large bush holds up well and support depends on placement in the landscape.
Awards, Best Use & Distinctions
Best Fragrant®; Best Cut®; Historic; general garden and landscape use; perennial border; cut flower garden; cutter.