'Victor Verdier' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Deep pink Hybrid Perpetual.
Deep pink. None to mild fragrance. 50 petals. Large, double (17-25 petals), globular, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Armed with thorns / prickles.
Height of 5' (150 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Hardy. Blooms tend to ball in wet weather. Prune dead wood.
Verdier (Philippe-Victor). -- Horticulturalist of Ivry (Seine); died in 1878 at the age of 75... Born August 5, 1803, at Yerres (Seine-et-Oise), died in February, 1878... In 1838, the remontant roses began to take the place of the non-remontants, and Victor Verdier, who had the most complete collection of these latter, disposed of them, rebuilding a new collection with the new roses.