Hommage à Laffay
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Hybrid Centifolia Moss
Hybridized by Jean-Pierre Vibert 1999
This vigorous, fragrant Hybrid Centifolia Moss has double flowers, each with more than 50 petals. The blooms measure about three inches across. Petals are a velvety, deep, crimson purple. Not remontant.
Dedicated to the great rosarian, Jean Laffay, who lived at one time in Meudon Bellevue near Paris. This town was also where Jean-Pierre Vibert's great-grandfather, Sylvain Michaud, became established as a horticulturist. He was also the custodian of the local cemetery.