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'Prince Camille de Rohan' rose Description
'Prince Camille de Rohan' rose photo
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Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
61 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Dark red Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Prince Camille de Rohan
Origin:
Bred by Eugène Verdier fils aîne (France, 1861).
Introduced in Australia by Joseph Harris, South Yarra Nurseries in 1865 as 'Prince Camille de Rohan'.
Class:
Hybrid Perpetual.  
Bloom:
Crimson, dark brown shading, dark red highlights.  Strong, honey fragrance.  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), in small clusters, scalloped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Hardy.  shade tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew.  
Notes:
Parentage uncertain, see References.
See also 'La Rosière' by Damaizin.
'Edouard Dufour' by Lévêque is a similar rose to 'Prince Camille de Rohan' and was considered as a synonym at the end of the 19th century.
Camille Joseph Idesbald Philippe de Rohan (December 19, 1800 Rohan - September 13, 1892 Sychrov Castle), Prince de Rohan, Duke of Montbazon, Prince of Guémenée, Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece, amateur botanist, patron of arts
 
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