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'Abel Carrière' rose Description
'Abel Carrière (hybrid perpetual, Verdier, 1875)' rose photo
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Dark red Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Abel Carrière
Exhibition name: Abel Carrière
Bred by Eugène Verdier fils aîne (France, 1875).
Introduced in Australia by Edwin Smith, Clifton Nursery in 1885 as 'Abel Carrière'.
Hybrid Perpetual.  
Crimson, purple shading, violet shading.  Strong fragrance.  45 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  
Armed with thorns / prickles, upright.  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew, susceptible to rust .  
Élie-Abel Carrière was a French horticulturalist, botanist, author and- from 1866 until his death thirty years later- an editor-in-chief of Revue horticole. He born in May-en-Multien (Seine-et-Marne) on June 4, 1818, and died in Paris on August 17, 1896.
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