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"Cottonwood Cemetery Blush Rose" Description
'Mistress Bosanquet' rose photo
Photo courtesy of mashamcl
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
75 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Light pink Bourbon.
Exhibition name: Mistress Bosanquet
Origin:
Bred by Jean Laffay (France, 1832).
Introduced in Australia by John J. Rule, Victoria Nursery in 1857 as 'Mrs. Bosanquet'.
Class:
Bourbon, China / Bengale.  
Bloom:
Blush, white edges, silver(y) undertones.  Moderate fragrance.  Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Glandular sepals, long sepals buds.  
Habit:
Upright.  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  
Ploidy:
Diploid
Parentage:
If you know the parentage of this rose, or other details, please contact us.
Notes:
A Jacob Bosanquet, was a Director of the East India Co., elected 1782.
A copy of the rose from the National Plant Collection of Victor Lewis, Braintree, Essex, was planted in Sangerhausen after 2011.
 
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