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"Mount Vernon Purple Noisette" rose Description
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HMF Ratings:
31 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Mauve or mauve blend Noisette.
Discovered by Doris Woods (United States, circa 1985). Discovered by Ruth Knopf (United States, before 2001).
Found Rose, Noisette.  
Deep pink, carmine-pink center, ages to lavender .  Bud deep pink. Bloom clear pink, fading to a pale pink or lavender hue..  Mild fragrance.  25 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Armed with thorns / prickles.  

Height: 4' to 8' (120 to 245cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for landscape.  Prefers full sun.  prefers warmer sites.  
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
"Mrs. Woods' Lavender-Pink Noisette". Found in California, USA, by Doris Woods, circa 1985.
"Chester Cemetery No. 2". Found by Ruth Knopf in the Chester, South Carolina Cemetery.
Compare also the paler, semi-double "Chester Cemetery No. 1" listed separately.

May be the old nineteenth-century French cultivar 'La Marseillaise'. Refer references

Foliage: Finely serrated edges, pointed leaflets, terminal leaf equal in size. New growth reddish, mature foliage medium green.
Prickles: large prickles on all canes.
Bloom: 25 petals plus 7 petaloids.
Sepals: tiny foliations similar to 'Champneys' Pink Cluster'
Pedicel: few glands.
Receptacle: elongated.
Rebloom: Sporadic.
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