Rose Clair MatinSmall clusters of three to seven coral colored buds open to salmon colored flowers that slowly fade to pale pink with a mass of golden stamens. The flowers are slightly cupped and have a sweetbriar scent. The new growth is crimson and prickly. ‘Clair Matin’ is a Florabunda style climber and can be grown as a shrub or climber. It is a good choice for a patio because of its fragrance.

Type: Large flowered climber

Origin: Meilland, France, 1960

Parentage: ‘Fashion’ x ([Khordes ‘Sondermeldung’ x ‘Orange Triumph’] x ‘Phyllis Bide’)

Flower Size:

Petal Count: 8-11

Scent: Medium, sweetbriar

Flowering: Repeats well

Plant Size: 6.7 -12’ H x 4-8’ W

Hardiness: Zones 6-9

ARS Rating: 8.5

Awards: Bagatelle GM 1960

By Karen