'Bon Silène' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Museo Giardino della Rosa Antica
Deep pink Tea.
Registration name: Bon Silène
Red, lighter shading. Cherry-red, shaded blush.. Moderate fragrance. Average diameter 4". Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, ruffled bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed, ovoid buds.
3 to 5 leaflets.
Height of 3' to 6' (90 to 185 cm). Width of 3' to 8' (90 to 245 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b.
The attribution to Hardy seems erroneous - see References.
Similarities to 'Hamon'.