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Monsieur Tillier Rose

Rosa 'Monsieur Tillier'

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Monsieur Tillier Rose (Rosa 'Monsieur Tillier') at Valley View Farms

Monsieur Tillier Rose flowers

Monsieur Tillier Rose flowers

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Height:  6 feet

Spread:  6 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  7a

Other Names:  Mons. Tillier

Group/Class:  Hybrid Tea Rose

Description:

A superb tea rose that once established can be ever-blooming, and grow into a shapely garden shrub; stunning pink blooms with a hint of salmon are produced freely in clusters and singular; good disease resistance; does not tolerate cold winters

Ornamental Features

Monsieur Tillier Rose features showy fragrant pink round flowers with salmon eyes at the ends of the branches from late spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Monsieur Tillier Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a high maintenance shrub that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting bees and butterflies to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Spiny

Monsieur Tillier Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Monsieur Tillier Rose will grow to be about 6 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Accent  Massing  Screening  Garden 
Applications
Flowers  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features
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