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'Prince Camille de Rohan' rose Description
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Dark red Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Prince Camille de Rohan
Bred by Eugène Verdier fils aîne (France, 1861).
Introduced in Australia by Joseph Harris, South Yarra Nurseries in 1865 as 'Prince Camille de Rohan'.
Hybrid Perpetual.  
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.  
Bushy, upright.  
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Hardy.  shade tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew.  
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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