'Madame Elisa de Vilmorin' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
Medium red Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Madame Elisa de Vilmorin
Exhibition name: Madame Elisa de Vilmorin
Hybrid Perpetual, Hybrid Tea.
Red to scarlet, brown shading. Strong fragrance. Medium to large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 3' (90 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Hardy.
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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.