|Size Category/Growth Habit||Medium shrub|
|Spacing||8 feet apart on centers|
|Bloom||Double. Successive flushes of bloom spring, summer, and fall.|
|Foliage||New growth is a beautiful maroon color.|
|Planting Site||Full sun. Good air circulation.|
|Water Use||Keep moist until established (usually requires one month to establish). Average water needs during growing season. Appears to tolerate highly saline irrigation water when drip irrigated.|
|Cold Hardiness||Hardy in zones 7-9|
|History||Hybridized in Nice, France by Antoine Mari. Parentage is unknown.|
Developed by Antoine Mari in Nice, France in 1901, this beautiful pink tea rose blooms repeatedly from spring until fall. It is a truly outstanding landscape rose. Named “Earth-Kind® Rose of the Year” for 2008 by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service.
Madame Antoine Mari is another outstanding tea rose that works well in a number of landscape situations. Used as a specimen plant, the flowering characteristics of this cultivar can dominate a planting area. Used in clusters, Madame Antoine Mari can provide a colorful backdrop for companion plantings. This cultivar requires full sun for optimum growth and flowering.