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'Madame Abel Chatenay' rose Description
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Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Madame Abel Chatenay
Bred by Joseph Pernet-Ducher (France, before 1894).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in before 1911 as 'Madame Abel Chatenay'.
Hybrid Tea, Tea.  
Carmine-pink, salmon-pink shading, vermilion highlights, darker undertones.  Moderate, tea fragrance.  up to 37 petals.  Medium, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, flat, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Bushy.  Bronze-green foliage.  
Height of 3' to 39" (90 to 100 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
First prize in Lyon, 1894 (Journal des roses 1897).
See also 'Gooiland'.
Abel Chatenay, nurseryman at Vitry-sur-Seine, secretary and delegate of the Société nationale d'horticulture de France.
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