Louise Odier, grows to 1.5m tall, Richly fragrant flowers of a lovely bright pink, shaded with lilac. Cupped at first, they open flatter and neatly rounded. A vigorous shrub with plentiful foliage and thick prickly stems. Tolerant of shade and suitable to be grown as a hedge. Introduced in 1851, remains popular for its strength as a cut flower. Its constant supply of bright pink summertime blooms and intense sweet fragrance makes it a favorite of long-time gardeners.