'Madame Jules Bouché' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Michael Dosey
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Madame Jules Bouché
Exhibition name: Madame Jules Bouché
White, cream center, blush shading. [White.]. Sometimes with pale pink center.. Moderate fragrance. up to 34 petals. Large, full (26-40 petals), classic hybrid tea, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed buds.
Tall, armed with thorns / prickles, upright. Medium, medium green foliage.
Height of up to 39" (up to 100 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot , susceptible to Mildew. 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.
Synonym ('Dr. Jules Bouche') and date (1910) from Pépinières Loubert's 2002 Catalogue.
["Marie's White" was rescued from the rubbish tip by a neighbour of nurserywoman Natalee Kuser, Bridgetown, Western Australia, sometime before 2001. It is now in the Tea/Noisette/China collection at Renmark, SA as it had shown some tea influence. Green tints in the bud have been seen.]