'Louise Odier' rose Description
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Deep pink Bourbon.
Registration name: Louise Odier (Bourbon, Margottin, 1851)
Deep pink. Strong fragrance. 28 to 56 petals. Average diameter 3". Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, quartered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height: 39" to 10' (100 to 305cm). Width: up to 4' (up to 120cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Hardy. vigorous. does not do well in warmer climates. shade tolerant. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .
Some difference of opinion about raiser and date.
Possibly synonymous with 'Madame de Stella' commercialized by Guillot in 1863.
The Swedish Rose Society recommends Louise Odier for northern Sweden.
Several Louise Odiers in the Odier banking family:
Louise de Vilas (1710-1787), wife of Antoine Odier (1738-1815)
Louise Vieusseux (1781-1846), wife of Jacques (James) Odier (1770-1804), son of Antoine Odier
Claire Louis Odier (1833-1874), daughter of Jacques Antoine Odier (1798-1864), grandson of Antoine Odier