'Honorine de Brabant' rose Description
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Pink blend Bourbon.
Registration name: Honorine de Brabant (Bourbon, Tanne, 1916)
Light pink to blush, violet stripes. Strong fragrance. Double (17-25 petals), cupped, quartered bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Light green foliage.
Height: up to 6' (up to 185cm). Width: up to 6' (up to 185cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b.
Refer Comments on the parentage.
See References for the mysterious history of this rose. A Provins rose named 'Honorine Brabant' bred by Tanne, 1916, is mentioned by an authoritative Dutch reference, the Rozennaamlijst in 1923 and 1931. It was subsequently reclassified as a Bourbon, due to ist foliage and occasional rebloom.