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'Madame Laurette Messimy' rose Description
'Madame Laurette Messimy' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Calif Sue
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
 
HMF Ratings:
11 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Deep pink.
Registration name: Madame Laurette Messimy
Origin:
Bred by Jean-Baptiste André (fils) Guillot (1827-1893) (France, 1887). Bred by Pierre Guillot (1855-1918) (France, 1887).
Class:
China / Bengale.  
Bloom:
Pink, yellow undertones.  Moderate fragrance.  Medium to large, semi-double to double bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long buds.  
Habit:
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).  Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b through 10b.  
Ploidy:
Diploid
Notes:
Issued jointly by father and son. Different opinions on parentage.- see References.
'Mme Laurette Messimy' as commercialized in USA is not the original rose.
 
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