'Abel Carrière' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Daphne Filiberti's RoseGathering
Dark red Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Abel Carrière
Exhibition name: Abel Carrière
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.