'Anatole de Montesquieu' rose Description
Photo courtesy of William Grant
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Sempervirens.
White. Moderate fragrance. Average diameter 1.75". Small, double (17-25 petals), in small clusters, rounded bloom form.
Thornless (or almost). Small foliage. 3 to 5 leaflets.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Comte Ambroise Anatole Augustin de Montesquiou-Fézensac (August 8, 1778 Paris - January 22, 1878 Courtanveaux (Sarthe)), Colonel, Adjutant of Napoéon, author and poet. The name "Anatole de Montesquiou-Fézensac" is repeated in his descendants.