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'Madame Elisa de Vilmorin' rose Description
'Madame Elisa de Vilmorin' rose photo
Photo courtesy of RoseLady44's Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
8 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium red Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Madame Elisa de Vilmorin
Exhibition name: Madame Elisa de Vilmorin
Origin:
Bred by Louis Lévêque fils (France, 1864).
Class:
Hybrid Perpetual, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Red to scarlet, brown shading.  Strong fragrance.  Medium to large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 3' (90 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Hardy.  
Parentage:
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Notes:
Jeanne Marie Élisa Bailly (1826 - March 22, 1868) French horticulturist, married in 1842 Louis Levêque de Vilmorin (1816 - 1860), French botanist.
The Peter Beales Collection of Classic Roses for 2000-2001 says Mme. Eliza de Vilmorin is one of the first Hybrid Teas and should be considered for its historical interest rather than garden value.
 
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