'Niles Cochet' rose Description
Photo courtesy of San Jose Heritage Rose Garden
Red blend Tea.
Registration name: Niles Cochet
Red blend, cream center, rose-red edges, rose-pink shading, ages to carmine-red .. Mild fragrance. Full (26-40 petals), high-centered, nodding or "weak neck" bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, bushy, mounded, spreading.
Height of 9' (275 cm). Width of 8' (245 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Prune lightly or not at all. Remove unproductive wood every third year or so.
Modern Roses 10 lists 'Red Maman Cochet' as a synonym for 'Niles Cochet' and 'Balduin'.
Named after Niles, California, where the California Nursery Co. was located.