'Marie Bugnet' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Margit Schowalter
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White, near white or white blend Hybrid Rugosa.
Registration name: Marie Bugnet
White to pink. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 3.5". Medium, double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Compact. Dark green foliage.
Height of up to 3' (up to 90 cm). Width of 30" to 3' (75 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 2a and warmer. Very hardy. Blooms tend to ball in wet weather.
Rarely forms hips. Blossoms may be damaged by rain. The canes turn red in winter.
(MR X) (<1957 named;WCSH 1969 says intro. in 1959. [Brian Porter]. introduced by F. Skinner 1963 [Olsen] John Wallace, Beaverlodge AB may have been the first propagator. Skinner obtained it from him. [Brian Porter] Kinnikinick Vol. 7 No. 1 Feb. 1991 gives 1957 as the year of selection and 1963 as the year of introduction [Brian Porter] named for one of Bugnet's daughters.Mr X, Kinnikinick Vol 7 No. 1 Feb. 1991 says 'Martha Bugnet' x complex hybrid [Brian Porter] P.D. Hargrave in WCHS 1969 says 'Betty Bugnet' x 'F.J. Grootendorst' [Brian Porter]