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'Beauté Inconstante' rose Description
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Orange blend Tea.
Registration name: Beauté Inconstante
Bred by Joseph Pernet-Ducher (France, 1887).
Introduced in France by Pernet-Ducher, Joseph in 1892 as 'Beauté Inconstante'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in before 1911 as 'Beauté Inconstante'.
Found Rose, Bermuda Rose, Noisette, Tea.  
Orange-red, carmine-red highlights, yellow shading. [Red.].  Variable red. Reddish copper. sometimes flushed or streaked yellow. Pedicels glandular. Receptacle has glands usually on lower half only..  Strong fragrance.  Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Tall, upright.  
Height of 4' 11" (150 cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.  
Cross between an unreleased seedling bred by Mme Ducher (probably from Earl of Eldon) and Mme Falcot.
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[“Almerta Mrs. Heggie’s Red Tea”. Planted in an historic South Australian property before 1920.
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