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'Camille Bernardin' rose Description
'Camille Bernardin' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Marita Protte
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
11 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium red Hybrid Perpetual.
Origin:
Bred by Victor Etienne Gautreau (France, 1865).
Class:
Hybrid Perpetual.  
Bloom:
Crimson, white edges.  Strong fragrance.  Average diameter 4.25".  Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Light green foliage.  5 leaflets.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Notes:
Different opinions on parentage - see References. Named in honour of Camille Bernardin, lawyer and President of the "Société des Rosiéristes de la Brie" on occasion of the first French rose exhibition at Brie-Comte-Robert on July 10, 1865, later chief editor of "Journal des Roses".
 
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