Rosa 'Natchitoches Noisette' (Rosaceae)
(RO-za NA-ka-tish NWA-zet)
Natchitoches Noisette Rose
Originally found in 1714 growing near a grave on the grounds of an old fort in Natchitoches, LA, this plant made its way to Niche via Rosemary Sims, calling it "the best landscape rose in New Orleans." Soft, fragrant pastel-pink double blossoms appear spring through summer on shrubby 3-5' plants. This rose sails through the rigors of a zone 9 New Orleans summer with ease. Blue-tinted foliage is an added enhancement. Add to the shrub or mixed perennial border for repeat blooms all summer long and on into fall.
Bloom color: pink
Bloom period: late-spring and fall
Container size: Gal.