'Rose ponceau du Bengale et Pervenche' rose Description
Photo courtesy of frederic
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Crimson, purple shading. Strong fragrance. Medium to large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Rounded. 5 leaflets.
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm). Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 8b. Prune after flowering is finished.
Don Z'Boray sent a scan of the drawing by Pierre-Joseph Redouté, from the book Redouté's Bouquets, called 'Red Bengal Rose and Periwinkle' ('Rose ponceau du Bengale et Pervenche').