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'Princesse de Sagan' rose Description
'Princesse de Sagan' rose photo
Photo courtesy of scvirginia
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
 
HMF Ratings:
20 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Dark red Tea.
Registration name: Princesse de Sagan
Origin:
Bred by Francis Dubreuil (France, 1887).
Introduced in Australia by George Brunning - St. Kilda Nurseries in 1892 as 'Princesse de Sagan'.
Class:
China / Bengale, Tea.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Short, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, upright.  

Height: 31" (80cm).  Width: 2' (60cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b through 10b.  
Patents:
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Notes:
Pierre Guillot states that 'Princesse de Sagan' is a descendant of 'Souvenir de David d'Angers'. see References.
See also "Not Princesse de Sagan" for the rose found in Australia.
 
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