Roseraie de Saint-Clair

Built in September 2011 by the city of Caluire et Cuire and the French Rose Society, the Saint-Clair botanical rose garden displays most of roses families, including wild roses and the first domesticated roses (also called cultivars).

Last updated date : 05/02/2018
Roseraie de Saint-Clair Parc Saint Clair - 69300 Caluire-et-Cuire

Scattered on 400 linear meters and more than 1500 m², this rose garden is organised around 150 plots. It exhibits around 100 species of wild roses out of the 130 wild species available around the world. This collection is a good representation of the natural biodiversity available in the Northern Hemisphere.
Built in September 2011 by the city of Caluire et Cuire and the French Rose Society, the Saint-Clair botanical rose garden displays most of roses families, including wild roses and the first domesticated roses (also called cultivars). Scattered on 400 linear meters and more than 1500 m², this rose garden is organised around 150 plots. It exhibits around 100 species of wild roses out of the 130 wild species available around the world. This collection is a good representation of the natural biodiversity available in the Northern Hemisphere.
Showroom of the genus Rosa, the Saint-Clair rose garden presents the four subgenus Hulthemia, Eurosa, Platyrhodon and Hesperhodos, and nine of the ten sections of the subgenus Eurosa: Banksianae, Caninae, Carolinae, Cinnamomae, Gallicanae, Indicae, Laevigatae, Pimpinellifoliae, Synstylae. The presence of these species makes it a unique place and one of the major rose garden in Europe.
A path is available to discover the creative design of the rose garden over more than one kilometer.
Have a walk, appreciate the beauty of wild roses and smell their enchanting fragrances...
Number of roses: 445
Number of rose species: 147
Number of wild species: 96
Number of horticultural forms: 51
Number of structures: 55 structures for creepers roses and climbing roses.

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Roseraie de Saint-Clair

Parc Saint Clair - 69300 Caluire-et-Cuire

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