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'Madame Marie Curie' rose Description
'Madame Marie Curie' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Matt's Northwest Florida Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
17 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Deep yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Madame Marie Curie
Exhibition name: Madame Marie Curie
Origin:
Bred by Jean-Marie Gaujard (1903-1995) (France, 1942).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1943 as 'Madame Marie Curie'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Deep yellow.  Mild fragrance.  25 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Very large, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Habit:
Bushy, compact.  Dark green, leathery foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Very vigorous.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 727   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Parentage:
Notes:
Scientists Pierre and Marie Curie discovered the radioactive element Radium 21 December 1898.