RoseFile Database

French Perfume - Hybrid Tea Rose

French Perfume

Hybrid Tea. Bred by Suzuki in Japan in 1993.
Use:
 
Cutting Bed
Color:
 
Pink/Yellow Blend
Form:
 
Double
Fragrance:
 
Strong Fruit
Remontance:
 
Repeats
Abundance:
 
Moderate
Bloom Size:
 
Huge (over 5 in)
Cold Hardiness:
 
Zone 7 - 9
Height & Width:
 
5 ft x 3 ft
Recommendation:
 
Recommended

Comments In the style of Double Delight it's a hybrid tea rose that starts out a primrose yellow. Then its petals blush in the sunlight as they open, turning magenta at the tips rather than scarlet as Double Delight's do. The petals are prone to reflex a little more. Again, as are Double Delight's, French Perfume's blossoms are very fragrant. One site claims that the rose reaches 10.5 inches in diameter - but the claim would be a little more believable if it said 10.5 centimeters.