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'Fabvier' rose Description
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Photo courtesy of Jean Harrison
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
45 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium red China.
Registration name: Fabvier
Exhibition name: Fabvier
Origin:
Bred by Jean Laffay (France, before 1829).
Class:
China / Bengale, Hybrid China.  
Bloom:
Crimson to pink. [Crimson, white center.].  Moderate fragrance.  Average diameter 2.5".  Medium to large, semi-double (9-16 petals), cupped-to-flat, flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, compact, upright.  Small, grey-green foliage.  
Height of 1' to 4' (30 to 120 cm).  Width of 1' to 2' (30 to 60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, garden or hedge.  Heat tolerant.  shade tolerant.  
Ploidy:
Triploid
Parentage:
Notes:
Early references list 'Fabvier' both as a China and as a once-blooming Hybrid China.
The found rose "Martha Gonzales" was identified to be 'Fabvier' - see References.
Ida Sharp at Rose Hill Garden says about "Martha Gonzales": Single scarlet flowers cover this tidy little plant. Tiny disease resistant leaves make this an ideal container plant or used as a low hedge or border...
 
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