'Coquette des Blanches' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Bourbon.
Registration name: Coquette des Blanches
Hybrid Bourbon, Hybrid Noisette, Hybrid Perpetual.
White or white blend, green highlights. Moderate fragrance. Medium, double (17-25 petals), cupped, globular bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm). Width of up to 6' (up to 185 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
'Coquette des Blanches' in commerce does not seem to be the Original, which was pure white.
In September 1998, the Montreal Botanical Garden (Le Jardin Botanique de Montreal) carried out a survey of its roses' resistance to black spot, powdery mildew and rust. This is one of the outstanding varieties which showed a 0% to 5% infection rate. The data was taken on well-established roses.
A copy of the rose from the National Plant Collection of Victor Lewis, Braintree, Essex, was planted in Sangerhausen after 2011.