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'Bougainville' rose Description
'Bougainville' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Gilles Noisette's Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
 
HMF Ratings:
20 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Pink blend Noisette.
Registration name: Bougainville
Origin:
Bred by Pierre Cochet (père) (France, 1822).
Introduced in France by Jean-Pierre Vibert in 1822 as 'Bougainville'.
Class:
Noisette, Tea.  
Bloom:
Pink, violet shading, lilac reverse.  Moderate fragrance.  Medium, very double, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Armed with thorns / prickles.  Glossy, wavy or ruffled foliage.  
Height of 4' 11" (150 cm).  Width of 39" (100 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Parentage:
Notes:
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.

Charles Quest-Ritson says the rose was named after l'Amiral de Bougainville.

From Darrell Schramm: Pierre Cochet pere bred the rose named after Admiral Bougainville, who gave Cochet's father Christophe Cochet the money to set him up in the rose business. Admiral Bougainville> Christophe Cochet> Pierre Cochet> rose 'Bougainville'. All in the family, so to speak.
 
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