"Bermuda Papa Gontier" rose Description
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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.
Seems to show yellow tones in spring, and deep red in summer.
[“Almerta Mrs. Heggie’s Red Tea”. Planted in an historic South Australian property before 1920.