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'Madame Eugène Verdier' rose Description
'Madame Eugène Verdier (hybrid perpetual, Verdier, 1875)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of AmiRoses
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Light pink Hybrid Perpetual.
Bred by Eugène Verdier fils aîne (France, before 1878).
Introduced in Australia by C. H. Halstead in 1899 as 'Madame Eugène Verdier'.
Hybrid Perpetual.  
Light pink.  Moderate fragrance.  Very large, double (17-25 petals), globular bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Different opinions on year bred - possibly due to confusion with similar named roses by Levet and Guillot - see.

Mons Louis-Eugène-Jules Verdier, who died March 11, 1902, at his home, 37 Rue Clisson, Paris, at the age of 75. He was the last survivor of the Verdier family which played a very great role in French rosiculture in the last century... For many years, Mons Verdier hadn't left his home; having been struck down by blindness, and it was a struggle to go out, he was reduced to complete inaction... Madame Eugène Verdier... has died at the age of 64 after a long illness. The obsequies will take place the 17th of October [1893]...
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