'Bougainville' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Pink blend Noisette.
Registration name: Bougainville
Pink blend. Medium, very double bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 4' 11" (150 cm). Width of 39" (100 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
In the Catalog of the San Jose Heritage Rose Garden, the breeder is listed as Vibert. Also, it's possible "Found pink-veined bush Noisette" is this rose.
Walter Branchi says this rose was named for Admiral Bouganville [note spelling of name].
From Darrell Schramm: Pierre Cochet pere bred the rose named after Admiral Bougainville, who gave Cochet's father Christophre Cochet the money to set him up in the rose business. Admiral Bougainville> Christophre Cochet> Pierre Cochet> rose 'Bougainville'. All in the family, so to speak.