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Mallerin, Charles
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Rose breeder   Listing last updated on 23 Feb 2024.
Varces, Rhône-alpes
Charles Mallerin (1878 - October 1960)

[From the American Rose Annual 1945, pp. 226:] Charles Mallerin, Varces, Isere, France.

[From Les Amis des Roses, 4. trimester 1960, p. 32:] Le Samedi 29 Octobre ont été célébrées, à Varces (Isère) les funérailles de Charles MALLERIN ....obituary

[From The Makers of Heavenly Roses, p. 123: His profession had been as an engineer, in central heating, when he could, he retired to his property in Varce to breed roses...] In 1929, Charles Mallerin decided to invite French rose growers to see his new roses, especially a yellow Hybrid Tea... The yellow rose proved a success in France and America under the name 'Mrs. Pierre S. du Pont'...

[From Lyon-Rose, by Patrick Eberhard, 2007, p. 61-2:] Charles Mallerin (1878-1960) ... était un homme de paradoxes: ingénieur et artiste, passionné et parfois dépressif, fantasque mais perfectionniste. Perfectionniste jusque dans le mort: c'est de ses mains qu'il fabriqua la cartouche avec laquelle il se suicida. A 82 ans.
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