photo: rose 'Madame Alfred Carriere'
2010-04-10. Rose ‘Madame Alfred Carriere’ blooms pretty consistently this week every year.

April 13th, 2004
Rose ‘Madame Alfred Carriere’

Dateline: 2004

2004-04-13. Noisette rose ‘Madame Alfred Carriere’.

The cold snap that came last weekend has dropped nighttime temperatures into the 40s and ‘Madame Alfred Carriere’ is loving it. Her flowers hold their shape better in cool weather. Under normal April conditions they open and fade in an afternoon and looking, sadly, like crumpled tissues. The flowers are larger than ‘Madame Joseph Schwartz’ and more of a peachy pink than ‘Souvenir del Malmaison’.

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