(PP 9,978) Shrub
(Ogilvie, COPF Explorer Series, 1994).
and disease resistant shrub with full pink blooms
repeating from June until frost. Forms an upright
bush up to 3 feet tall and wide.
This rose is part of the Canadian Explorer series and is named for Raphaël Lambert Closse (1618 - 1662). Closse was a French merchant and explorer known for his work in fighting the Iroquois and exhibiting combat tactics that allowed him to win many fights during his time.