'Maréchal Foch' rose Description
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Deep pink Polyantha.
Registration name: Maréchal Foch
Exhibition name: Maréchal Foch
Cherry-red, ages to pink . Moderate fragrance. Medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, open bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Different opinions on parentage - see References.
Marshal Ferdinand Foch, 1851-1929; French general in World War I. Ferdinand Foch was born on 2 October 1851 in Tarbe, France. He was commander in chief of the Allied armies in France. He died on 20 March 1929 in Paris and was buried under the domb of the Invalides along with Turenne and Napoleon I.