"Bermuda Papa Gontier" rose Description
Photo courtesy of Margaret Furness
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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.
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.
[“Almerta Mrs. Heggie’s Red Tea”. Planted in an historic South Australian property before 1920.