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botanical name:
Rosa 'Chapeau de Napoléon'
Rosa 'Chapeau de Napoléon' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Moss Rose, Crested Moss Rose, Napoleon’s Hat
synonyms:  Rosa x centifolia 'Cristata', Rosa 'Chapeau du Napoleon'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 1.80m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Fully double, blousy, scented, silvery deep pink flowers opening from curious buds that have a moss-like formation on the winged calyces giving a fringed appearance.

Fertile, moist, well drained soil in an open sunny position. Will tolerate poorer soils.

By cuttings or grafting

other notes:
Originated in France or Switzerland, early 1800's.

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