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'Paul Ricault' rose Description
'Paul Ricault' rose photo
Photo courtesy of mtspace
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
40 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium pink Centifolia.
Registration name: Paul Ricault
Origin:
Bred by Portemer père (France, 1845).
Class:
Centifolia, Hybrid Bourbon.  
Bloom:
Carmine-red.  Sets no hips..  Strong, old rose fragrance.  Large, full (26-40 petals), globular bloom form.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  
Habit:
Armed with thorns / prickles.  
Height of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 9b.  Prune after flowering is finished.  
Parentage:
Notes:
Various opinions about which Class this rose fits into. See References for more information.

See also Gregg Lowery's photo in which he captions:
Photo taken at The Friends of Vintage Roses, May 2018, Sebastopol, CA. This we believe to be the true Paul Ricault. As all other HMF images appear to be showing Paul Perras, the "Crepe Rose", we wanted to share this.
 
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