François Lacharme (January 23, 1817 Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne (Ain) - November 5, 1887 Lyon)
Lyon, France. Succeeded Plantier.
[From Annales des sciences phyiques et naturelles
, 1840, p. 504:] M. Lacharme (successeur de M. Plantier, rue de la Croix, 18, à la Guillotière, près de Lyon)
[From <Rangliste der Edelsten Rosen, Friedrich Schneider II., 1883 Berlin: Lacharme, François, Horticulteur, Guillotière-Lyon, Quai de la Vitriolierie. France.
[From Botanica's Roses, p. 216:] Lacharme of Lyons, France, produced many roses; among the most notable are 'Salet' and 'Victor Verdier'.
[From The Old Rose Advisor, by Brent Dickerson, p. 140: biographical information] Mons Francois Lacharme, the eminient rosarian of Lyon died last November 5th . Lacharme... was born at Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne (Ain) the 23rd of January, 1817...
[From Roll Call: The Old Rose Breeder, p. 269: François Lacharme] studied under Duval and Hardy. About 1840, Lacharme bought the premises of Plantier, some of whose seedlings Lacharme undoubtedly introduced in the early years.
[From The Makers of Heavenly Roses, p. 17: Reverend Henry Honywood D'Ombrain, a clergyman from England who at one time had been Curate of Bray, was] commissioned by a Mr. Bull of Chelsea to enquite about a yellow Hybrid Perpetual, supposed to have been raised by François Lacharme in Lyon...