Madame Wagram

labrea_gwJune 21, 2014

Considered a HT.it has nice fragrance & form. It produces clusters like a lot of Bourbons I believe someone on here told me they believed it had Bourbon heritage! I'm surprised it's not more common.



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ingrid_vc(Z10 SoCal)

How very pretty! It's nice to see the progression from bud to (almost) open flower.

Ingrid

    Bookmark   June 21, 2014 at 7:51PM
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zjw727(Coastal Oregon Zone 8b)

That's gorgeous!!! I've never seen it in person. How does it perform for you?

    Bookmark   June 21, 2014 at 9:12PM
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labrea_gw

I was thinking that it took 3 years to establish from a band but has now taken off nicely. I'ts in a spot where I used to have La France which was a great rose by bloom but very bs prone.foliage
This gets some but nothing like La France or Caroline Testout or a lot of other Older HT I have owned over the years.
In the last 2 years I got a bloom here or there so far it's had a spring flush and now has this cluster of 4 buds each on 2 of it's 3 canes.

    Bookmark   June 22, 2014 at 12:03AM
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vmr423

She's so lovely- I really like that yellowish shading I see on the inner petals in the first 2 photos...

I agree that she ought to be grown more.

Thanks,
Virginia

    Bookmark   June 22, 2014 at 10:06AM
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labrea_gw

And fully opened today!

    Bookmark   June 22, 2014 at 8:20PM
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