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'Honorine Brabant' rose Description
'Honorine de Brabant (Bourbon, Tanne, 1916)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Seil
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
70 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Pink blend Bourbon.
Registration name: Honorine de Brabant
Origin:
Discovered by RĂ©mi Tanne (France, 1916).
Class:
Bourbon.  
Bloom:
Light pink to blush, violet stripes.  Strong fragrance.  Double (17-25 petals), cupped, quartered bloom form.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  
Habit:
Light green foliage.  
Height of up to 6' (up to 185 cm).  Width of up to 6' (up to 185 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
Notes:
See References for the mysterious history of this rose. A Provins rose named 'Honorine Brabant' bred by Tanne, 1916, is mentioned by an authoritative Dutch reference, the Rozennaamlijst in 1923 and 1931. It was subsequently reclassified as a Bourbon, due to ist foliage and occasional rebloom.
 
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