'Madame Eugène Verdier' rose Description
Photo courtesy of AmiRoses
Light pink 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 ...