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'Fanny Bias' rose Description
'Fanny Bias' rose photo
Photo courtesy of flodur
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
11 favorite votes.  
Origin:
Bred by Jacques-Louis Descemet (France, before 1811).
Introduced in France by Sommesson in 1811 as 'Duchesse de Reggio'.
Introduced in France by Jean-Pierre Vibert in 1819 as 'Fanny Bias'.
Class:
Gallica / Provins.  
Bloom:
Light pink, lighter edges.  Mild fragrance.  Average diameter 3".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, button-eye bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Thornless (or almost), upright.  Medium green foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  
Parentage:
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Notes:
'Gloire de France' and 'Fanny Bias' are different roses, despite many recent References to the contrary. DNA analysis has shown that 'Fanny Bias' is closely related to 'Duc de Bordeaux' in commerce. - see References.
 
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