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PlantFiles: Antique, Hybrid Perpetual, Old Garden Rose
Rosa 'Marchesa Boccella'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Marchesa Boccella
Additional cultivar information: (aka Jacques Cartier, Marquise Boccella)
Hybridized by Desprez; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1840

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Class:
Hybrid Perpetual

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Bloom Color:
Light pink (lp)

Bloom Shape:
Double

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Blooms repeatedly

Habit:
Shrub

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Other Details:
Resistant to mildew
Resistant to rust
Stems are very thorny

Pruning Instructions:
Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
By grafting
By budding

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Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive dontruman On Mar 25, 2011, dontruman from Victoria, TX wrote:

Small marble sized buds with a deep open "eye" in the center burst into fully open 3" + flat blossoms almost overnight. The fragrance is outstanding.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Evergreen Park, Illinois
Old Jefferson, Louisiana
Marion, North Carolina
North Augusta, South Carolina
Eagleton Village, Tennessee
Houston, Texas
Nevada, Texas
Victoria, Texas



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