'Baronne Prévost' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Roselovr in East Hampton's Garden
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Medium pink Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Baronne Prévost
Pink, lilac shading. Strong, damask fragrance. Average diameter 6". Large, full (26-40 petals), in small clusters, button-eye, flat bloom form. Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.
Armed with thorns / prickles. Wavy or ruffled foliage. 7 leaflets.
Height of 39" to 5' (100 to 150 cm). Width of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer. A good subject for pegging. Blooms tend to ball in wet weather. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .
Mike Lowe says this rose is a Damask Perpetual. See References for Francis Parkman's observations on Baronne Prevost.