'Jean Lafitte' rose References
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 268.
Jean Lafitte Large-flowered Climber, Willowmere pink, 1934, R. setigera x 'Willowmere'; Horvath. Description.
Website/Catalog (1954) Page(s) 71.
Jean Lafitte. Climber....10-15 feet. A very hardy Horvath climber which attracted the catalog-writer's special attention in Roy Shepherd's garden of many hundred varieties, in Medina, Ohio. Blooms abundantly in spring and early summer--large, double, cupped flowers of Willomere pink.
Book (1936) Page(s) 397.
Lafitte, Jean (hybrid setigera) Horvath 1934; Setigera-seedling X Willowmere; pink, very large, double, cup form, opens, lasting, fragrance 5/10, floriferous, long stems, growth 7/10, climbing. Sangerhausen
Book (1934) Page(s) 219.
Description by originator or introductor: bloom color described as Willowmere pink. [Willowmere is described as shrimp pink, shaded yellow at the center]; fragrant, unusually large, very vigorous, very hardy.