Sylvain Michaud

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Sylvain Michaud

Hybrid Gallica
Hybridized by Jean-Pierre Vibert 2001

This fragrant rose has very double (more than 150 petals) blooms, shaped like a ranunculus, with visible pistils. The many small petals are various mixtures of deep purple, crimson, reddish-purple, or cherry red. Foliage is dark and beautiful.

Dedicated to Sylvain Michaud, Jean-Pierre Vibert's maternal great-grandfather. He was a horticulturist in Meudon-Bellevue close to Paris with his wife, Fleurantine Médard. He was also the custodian of the cemetery in Meudon.