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'Thérèse Bugnet' rose References
Book  (2012)  Page(s) 119.  
Thérèse Bugnet. Medium pink. 35-40 [petals]. 72". Repeat.
A rugosa hybrid. Upright, open, vase. Suckers freely. Clusters of deep pink buds burst into ruffled flowers 4 inches (10 cm) across with heavenly fragrance. Blooms best if pegged or trained on a fence with canes running laterally - produces lots of laterals and sub laterals (much more bloom). Few thorns close to blossoms make this one of the better shrub roses for cut flowers. Lovely gray-green to bluish foliage on attractive red canes. Nice orangish red fall coloration with remote chance of orange hips. Prune as little as possible. Resistant to black spot but often infected with powdery mildew and leaf spot disease. Some dieback common, but basically very hardy (zone 3 to 4).
Newsletter  (Apr 2011)  Page(s) 6-8.  Includes photo(s).
"The Mysterious Parentage of ‘Thérèse Bugnet’", by André Imbeault and Peter Harris

Clears up a long-time misunderstanding about the parentage of ‘Thérèse Bugnet’. Bugnet's own notes and his 1941 article, “The Search for Total Hardiness” (American Rose Annual, pp. 111-115), make it clear that the 'acicularis' mentioned in the parentage is Bugnet's nickname for a seedling, and is not the species R. acicularis.
Article (newsletter)  (1997)  Page(s) 43.  
Georges Bugnet's most famous rose … not thornless, but is far less so than many, because of its Rosa blanda ancestry.
Book  (11 Jun 1993)  Page(s) 55.  
[(R. acicularis x 'Kamtchatica') x (R. amblyotis x R. rugosa 'Plena')] x 'Betty Bland. Bugnet (Canada) 1950. Description... the clusters of long, deep pink buds are very lovely. The large, double blossoms are mid-pink and very much "old rose" in character... deep red canes.. very hardy...
Book  (11 Jun 1993)  Page(s) 54 & 55.  Includes photo(s).
The bush.
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 604.  
Hybrid Rugosa (Shrub), medium pink, 1950, ((R. acicularis x R. rugosa kamtchatica) x (R. amblyotis x R. rugosa plena)) x 'Betty Bland'; Bugnet; P.H. Wright. Bud conical but square-tipped; flowers red aging pale pink, double (35 petals), large (4 in.); fragrant; vigorous; repeat bloom.
Book  (1993)  Page(s) 70.  
[Listed under "Wild Roses and Their Cultivars"] Description. Bugnet (Canada) 1950. Flowers continuously. Height: 6 ft. Well scented.
Book  (1993)  Page(s) 70.  Includes photo(s).
Book  (1992)  Page(s) 323.  
Description. Flowers: pink, double, 4-inch, fragrant... leaves may be prone to mildew...
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