'Princesse de Sagan' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Dark red Tea.
Registration name: Princesse de Sagan
Crimson, dark purple shading, dark red highlights. Moderate fragrance. Average diameter 2.75". Medium, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped, scalloped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long sepals, long buds.
Short, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, upright.
Height of 31" (80 cm). Width of 2' (60 cm).
USDA zone 7b through 10b.
Pierre Guillot states that 'Princesse de Sagan' is a descendant of 'Souvenir de David d'Angers'. see References.