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'Catherine Guillot' rose Description
'Catherine Guillot (bourbon, Guillot fils 1861)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
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Deep pink Bourbon.
Registration name: Catherine Guillot
Bourbon, Hybrid Perpetual.  
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.  
Height of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).  Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for garden.  Hardy.  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..  
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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