'Louise Odier' rose Description
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Deep pink Bourbon.
Registration name: Louise Odier (Bourbon, Margottin, 1851)
Deep pink. Strong fragrance. 28 to 56 petals. Average diameter 3". Large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped, quartered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Ovoid, rounded buds.
Compact. 5 leaflets.
Height: 39" to 10' (100 to 305cm). Width: up to 4' (up to 120cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Hardy. vigorous. does not do well in warmer climates. shade tolerant. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Some difference of opinion about raiser and date.
Possibly synonymous with 'Madame de Stella' commercialized by Guillot in 1863.
The Swedish Rose Society recommends Louise Odier for northern Sweden.
Probably dedicated to Claire Louis Odier (1833-1874), daughter of Jacques Antoine Odier (1798-1864), grandson of Antoine Odier