"Bao Xiang rose Description
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Found Rose, Bourbon, China / Bengale, Miscellaneous OGR.
Carmine-red and purple. Strong, spice fragrance. Average diameter 4". Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Thornless (or almost), upright. Dark green foliage.
Height: 4' to 4'11" (120 to 150cm). Width: up to 32" (up to 80cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Can be used for cut flower, garden or hedge. Heat tolerant.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Slow growing. Long canes, short flowering stems.
[Dr. Yuki Mikanagi reports that Zi Yan Fei Wu is a very old Chinese cultivar, and little else is known about it.Zi Yan Fe Wu
Refer also to the 1902 rose 'Julius Fabianics de Misefa' and the 1910 rose 'Madame Eugene Marlitt'.