Georges Truffaut rose

Rosier Georges Truffaut, Dorkade

Georges Truffaut Rose facts

Name – Dorkade
Family – shrub rose tree
Type – shrub

Height – 40 to 60 inches (100 to 150 cm)
Exposure – full sun, part sun
Soil – ordinary

Foliage – deciduous
Flowering – May to October

The George Truffaut rose is a lightly fragrant bush rose that bears intense bright red flowers.

Planting the Georges Truffaut rose

Refer to our page on how to plant roses.

Fragrance of the Georges Truffaut rose

Light and subtle, not overbearing but genuinely pleasant.

Pruning the Georges Truffaut rose

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Learn more about Georges Truffaut rose

Characteristics, size, fragrance of the Georges Truffaut RoseThis rose tree bears magnificent flowers that are 4 to 5½ inches (10 to 14 cm) wide when they unfurl.

The dark green of its leaves particularly highlights its flowers.

Pretty hardy, it is disease-resistant. It’s a vigorous grower, so you’ll have to prune it regularly to keep it at a manageable size; on the upside, you can also let it spread and take up more volume!

Smart tip about the Georges Truffaut rose

To boost blooming, follow these Nature-and-Garden tips to prune roses!

Credits for images shared to Nature & Garden (all edits by Gaspard Lorthiois):
Red rose with a light rim by Petra Fischer under Pixabay license
Single Rose by Georges Seguin under © CC BY-SA 3.0