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'Cuisse de Nymphe Émue' rose Description
'Cuisse de Nymphe Émue' rose photo
Photo courtesy of perpetua
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
7 favorite votes.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Alba.
Origin:
Bred by Julien-ALEXANDRE Hardy (France, before 1820).
Class:
Alba.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Strong fragrance.  Medium, full (26-40 petals) bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Height of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 3b through 9b.  
Parentage:
Notes:
'Cuisse de Nymphe émue' differs from 'Cuisse de Nymphe' by its deeper, even pink colour.

Pépinières Loubert says the breeder is Dumont de Courcet and assigns a date of 1802. Possibly this refers only to the first mention in Dumont de Courset's books. According to Prévost, Vibert called this rose 'Belle Thérèse'. This does not mean that he was the breeder. Hardy states in his 1837 catalogue that he is the breeder.

[Sangerhausen says the breeder is Courset, Dumont of 1802, and describes the color of the blossom as whitish-pink.]
 
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