'Anaïs Ségalas' rose Description
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Pink blend Centifolia.
Registration name: Anaïs Ségalas
Centifolia, Gallica / Provins.
Crimson - pink. Moderate fragrance. Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, button-eye, flat bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Bushy, upright. Small foliage.
Height of 3' to 4' 7" (90 to 140 cm). Width of 3' to 47" (90 to 120 cm).
The 1936/1937 catalog of Ketten Freres lists Anais Segalas as a Centifolia.
Anne Caroline Menard (a.k.a. Anaïs Ségalas) (September 24, 1811 Paris - August 31, 1893 Paris), French playwright, novelist and Poet, married the lawyer Victor Ségalas on January 17, 1827, and took the name Anaïs Ségalas. Starting 1829, she had published quite a number of poems by 1837.