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old rose

A shade of pink with a greyish tint. I'm thinking of painting my room old rose—what do you think?
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Old-rose print fabrics, long drapes, and neoclassical furniture elements are abundant, the Georgian and the Rococo are often discreetly evoked, and the most common ambience is modern New England or grand Southern.
The blooms have a strong classic old-rose fragrance with a touch of myrrh.
His favorite is a floribunda called ``Hot Cocoa,'' which has a brownish-orange color and an old-rose fragrance that is expected to do very well in hot climates.
If you want modern repeat flowering combined with old-rose charm, look out for the Hybrid Perpetuals and Hybrid Musks.
Dainty Bess', a hybrid tea with single pink blooms, is an old-rose look-alike; floribundas and shrubs such as 'Carefree Wonder', 'Iceberg', 'Nevada', and 'Sea Foam' also have a casual growth habit and abundant flowers.