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Duchesse de Brabant



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Price $10.95
Common Name Duchesse de Brabant
Classification Tea
Rating 8.5
Year Introduced/ Discovered 1857
Color Rosy pink
Average Dimensions 4'-6' high 4' wide
Number of Petals 45-50
Exposure Full Sun
Spacing 3'-4' apart
Fertilizing Fertilize in Spring just before new growth begins.
Cold Hardiness Zone 7-9
Water Use Keep moist until completely established. Average water needed during growing season.
Resistance to Disease Yes- watch for powdery mildew
Fragrance Very - tea
Foliage Apple green, leaves slightly wavy
Growth Vigorous, spreading
Bloom Very full, cupped, large (cabbage-like) very repeat
History ther names: Comtesse de Labarathe; Comtesse Ouwaroff Parents: unknown
Misc. Information

Buds are like tulips. This was Teddy Roosevelt's favorite and he often had it as a boutonniere. The Duke of Brabant was a prince of Belgium. Mme. Joseph Schwartz is a white sport with a pink tinge. One of the best selling roses in Australia. The bush is small for a Tea.

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