'Monsieur Boncenne' rose Description
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Bourbon, Hybrid Perpetual.
Dark red, purple shading. Opinions vary fragrance. Average diameter 3". Large, full (26-40 petals), cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Armed with thorns / prickles, suckers on its own roots.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Plant in partial shade for best color. prefers warmer sites. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew, susceptible to rust .
Declared synonym of 'Baron de Bonstetten' in 1886. - see References. In fact, it is a similar rose.