'Bon Silène' rose Description
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Deep pink Tea.
Registration name: Bon Silène (Tea, Guerin, 1834)
Red, lighter shading. Cherry-red, shaded blush.. Moderate fragrance. Average diameter 4". Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, ruffled bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed, ovoid buds.
3 to 5 leaflets.
Height: 3' to 6' (90 to 185cm). Width: 3' to 8' (90 to 245cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
The attribution to Hardy seems erroneous - see References.
Similarities to 'Hamon'.