Rosa ‘Zéphirine Drouhin’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Climbing Rose, Bourbon, Old rose

 

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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza

 

 

English translation by Peter Thompson

 

 

 

Old climbing Bourbon rose, created in France in 1868 by Bizot.

Blooms repeatedly and bears no thorns, with pink flowers comprising 20-30 petals, very perfumed.

It can reach 4.5 m in height and frames the southern gate of the Roseraie Princesse Grace de Monaco.

Variety denomination : ‘Zéphirine Drouhin’

Awards :

1999 - Victorian : Mount Diablo Rose Society

2000 - Golden Isles Rose Society : Dowager Rose Queen

2000 - Victorian : Eastern North Carolina Rose Society - Grays Harbor Rose Society - Huron Valley Rose Society - Long Island Rose Society - Pikes Peak Rose Society - Toledo Rose Society

2001 - Victorian : Arlington Rose Society/Foundation - Combined Chicagoland Rose Society - Denver Rose Society - Golden Isles Rose Society - Grand Valley Rose Society ( Colorado ) - Millstream Rose Society - West Jersey Rose Society

 

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