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"Mrs. Goode's Special Tea" rose Description
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Photo courtesy of billy teabag
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
19 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Pink blend Tea.
Registration name: Marquise de Vivens
Origin:
Bred by Francis Dubreuil (France, 1885).
Introduced in Australia by Robert Rattray's Rosebank Nursery in 1894 as 'Marquise de Vivens'.
Class:
Found Rose, Tea.  
Bloom:
Carmine-pink to pink, light yellow undertones, blush reverse.  Strong, violets fragrance.  Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long buds.  
Habit:
Thornless (or almost), well-branched.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Parentage:
seed: ×
pollen: ×
Notes:
Different opinions on year bred - see References.

"Mrs Goode's Special Tea" was collected by Pat Toolan from an old garden in suburban Adelaide (South Australia). There is more to be read about the finding of this old rose in the 2001 reference, as well as in the Comments.
 
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