Rosa ‘Blush Noisette’ is a climber or a shrub rose. It is part of the Rosaceae family of plants. Philippe Noisette introduced Rosa ‘Blush Noisette’ in 1815.
It is one of the first Noisette roses. they also call it Rosa x noisettiana, Blush Cluster, or in French they call it Rosier de Philippe Noisette, Noisette de l’indi, or Noisette Carnée. It grew from the seed of another pink hybrid rose called ‘Champney’s Pink Cluster‘.
It was created in Charleston, South Carolina, and named after Philippe Stanislas Noisette (1773-1835). The seed was sent by John Champneys to Philippe Noisette which subsequently sent to his brother Louis. Louis Claude Noisette (1772-1849), a French botanist, introduced Rosa ‘Blush Noisette’. Philippe Stanislas Noisette died in Charleston, South Carolina, USA.
Rosa ‘Blush Noisette’ grows to 2.5m or 8ft tall. It does not have too many prickles. Rosa ‘Blush Noisette’ has glossy green leaves with crimson red veins. But as a climber, it can be trained to grow taller.
The flowers are pink and semi-double. They are about 2.5in or 7cm wide. They have about 35 petals. Rosa ‘Blush Noisette’ flowers grow in clusters. The buds are dark pink but they open to light pink. They get paler as they age. The flowers are fragrant. Rosa ‘Blush Noisette’ flowers continuously.
How to grow Rosa ‘Blush Noisette’:
Grow it in the sun or partial shade. Plant Rosa ‘Blush Noisette’ in organically rich, humus-rich, moist and well-drained soil. When growing it as a shrub, prune in late winter. Remove diseased branches and cut back previous season’s growth. It is generally disease-free and pest-free.