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'Catherine Guillot' rose Description
'Catherine Guillot (bourbon, Guillot fils 1861)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Donald's Roses Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
32 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Deep pink Bourbon.
Registration name: Catherine Guillot
Origin:
Bred by Jean-Baptiste André (fils) Guillot (France, 1860).
Class:
Bourbon.  
Bloom:
Purple - pink.  Flowers carmin-rose.  Strong fragrance.  up to 55 petals.  Average diameter 4.75".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).  Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for garden.  Vigorous.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  
Notes:
Mike Lowe of notes that his 'Catherine Guillot' is different from Michel Bonnet.

[Arena Roses 1999 Catalog presents a list of roses hybridized by the Guillot Family. This is one of the roses that is on that list.]
 
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