'Ambroise Paré' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Flor's Rose Garden
Mauve or mauve blend.
Registration name: Ambroise Paré
Dark purple, white stripes, stripes. Strong fragrance. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm). Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
Ambroise Paré, a French surgeon, died 20 December 1590.
Pepinières Loubert lists this Gallica as by Moreau (1865), a confusion with the Tea of the same name. Moreau-Robert, as successor of Vibert, had both roses in his catalogues.