'Duc de Bordeaux' rose Description
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Registration name: Duc de Bordeaux
Purple, crimson shading, light pink outer petals. Large, double (17-25 petals), button-eye, rosette bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer. Glandular sepals, rounded buds.
Height of 39" (100 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 8b. Prune after flowering is finished.
'Duc de Bordeaux' in gardens and commerce today does not correspond to the original. DNA analysis has shown that it is closely related to 'Fanny Bias'. - see References.