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'Rochefort' rose Description
'Rochefort' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
4 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Rochefort
Origin:
Bred by Charles Mallerin (France, before 1934).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in before 1936 as 'Rochefort'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1938 as 'Rochefort'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Orange, coral shading.  Fruity fragrance.  Very large, very double bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Thornless (or almost), upright.  Glossy, medium green foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 191  on  8 Sep 1936   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Different opinions on seed parent. See References.