'Madame Paul Marmy' rose Description
Photo courtesy of 1923
Light yellow, light pink outer petals, ages to deep pink . Outer petals age to deep pink. Mild to strong, tea fragrance. Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped-to-flat, ruffled bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Large, rounded buds.
Armed with thorns / prickles, climbing, upright. Glossy foliage.
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Hardy.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Said to be similar to 'Marie Van Houtte', but more hardy. - see Referencs
Désirée Geraud de la Faucherie , married in 1880 Paul Marmy (May 1, 1851 Strasbourg - December 27, 1897 Nantes), French engineer and horticulturist, Director of the "Jardin des plantes" in Nantes from 1893-1897.