'Francis Dubreuil' rose Description
Photo courtesy of scvirginia
Dark red Tea.
Registration name: Francis Dubreuil (Tea, Dubreuil, 1894)
Exhibition name: Francis Dubreuil
Crimson, maroon shading. Crooked stalks. None to mild, apple fragrance. Small to medium, very double, borne mostly solitary, cupped, nodding or "weak neck" bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long buds.
Armed with thorns / prickles, upright, well-branched. Dark green foliage.
Height: 8' to 9' (245 to 275cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Said to have been very similar to 'Souvenir de Thérèse Levet'- see References.
Pierre Guillot believed 'Francis Dubreuil' to be a descendant of 'Souvenir de David d'Angers'. - see References.