'Madame Abel Chatenay' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Margaret Furness
Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Madame Abel Chatenay
Carmine-pink, salmon-pink shading, vermilion highlights, darker undertones. Moderate, tea fragrance. up to 37 petals. Medium, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, flat, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy. Bronze-green foliage.
Height of 3' to 39" (90 to 100 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
First prize in Lyon, 1894 (Journal des roses 1897).
See also 'Gooiland'.
Abel Chatenay, nurseryman at Vitry-sur-Seine, secretary and delegate of the Société nationale d'horticulture de France.