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'Baronne Prévost' rose Description
'Baronne Prévost (Hybrid Perpetual, Desprez, 1841)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of ODoRa
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
62 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium pink Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Baronne Prévost
Origin:
Bred by Jean Desprez (France, 1841).
Introduced in France by Pierre Cochet (père) in 1842 as 'Baronne Prévost'.
Class:
Hybrid Perpetual.  
Bloom:
Pink, lilac shading.  Strong, damask fragrance.  Average diameter 6".  Large, full (26-40 petals), in small clusters, button-eye, flat bloom form.  Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.  
Habit:
Armed with thorns / prickles.  Wavy or ruffled foliage.  7 leaflets.  
Height of 39" to 5' (100 to 150 cm).  Width of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b and warmer.  A good subject for pegging.  Blooms tend to ball in wet weather.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  
Parentage:
Notes:
Mike Lowe says this rose is a Damask Perpetual. See References for Francis Parkman's observations on Baronne Prevost.
 
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