A favorite, covers itself with clusters of tiny pink blooms. Produces perfectly shaped, little pink buds. Hence its nickname, The Sweetheart Rose. Blooms from mid-spring until first frost. A compact bush, displaying sprays of lightly fragrant flowers that look like little, high-centered hybrid tea blossoms of 17-25 petals. Long-lived and healthy, Ccile Brnner takes abuse, putting up with everything from poor soil to partial shade.
Pink, light pink edges, yellow undertones. Moderate fragrance. 30 petals. Average diameter 2.5″. Small, double (17-25 petals), in large clusters bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Short, thornless (or almost), well-branched. Light green foliage.
Height of 2′ to 4′ (60 to 120 cm). Width of 2′ (60 cm).
Hybridizer: Marie aka Veuve (vve, widow) Ducher (France, 1880)