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Rose breeder Listing last updated on 19 Oct 2019.
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Jean-Pierre Liabaud (18 April 1814 - 14 January 1904)
For almost 50 years, Jean-Pierre Liabaud bred Hybrid Perpetuals. But during the last decade or so of his life (circa 1891 and after) most of the roses he produced were Teas.
[From The Old Rose Advisor, by Brent C. Dickerson, p. 136:] Jean Liabaud, senior horticulturalist at La Croix-Rousse, near Lyon (Rhone). Mons Liabaud, officer of the Agricultural Order of Merit, vice president of the Society of Applied Horticulture of the Rhone, member of the Pomological Society of France, and member as well of the Horticultural Association, was a self-made man. Born 18 April 1814 at Volesures, Paray-le-Monial (Seine-et-Loire). Son of a laborer and orphaned at the age of 12, he found a place at that time with a great agricultor, Mons Dujonchet... where he stayed until 1831... Died 14 January 1904 at the age of 90.
[From Roll Call: The Old Rose Breeder, by Brent C. Dickerson, p. 312:] Jean-Pierre Liabaud (1811-1904) Began growing roses in 1848... Lyon, France