'Spray Cécile Brunner' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Pink blend Polyantha.
Registration name: Spray Cécile Brunner
Exhibition name: Spray Cécile Brunner
Light pink. Strong, pepper fragrance. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Leafy sepals, long buds.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Prune lightly or not at all.
Known for many years incorrectly as 'Bloomfield Abundance'.
DNA analysis by Florida Southern College establishes that 'Cécile Brunner Spray' is virtually identical to both 'Cécile Brunner' and 'Cl.Cécile Brunner,' suggesting that 'Cécile Brunner Spray' is a sport of the group.
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[This was an Australian sport of 'Cécile Brunner' and seems to have been the same as what we know today as 'Spray Cecile Brunner'.