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'Jenny Duval' rose Description
'Jenny Duval' rose photo
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HMF Ratings:
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Medium pink Hybrid China.
Registration name: Jenny Duval
Bred by Hippolyte Duval (France, before 1842).
Introduced in Australia by John J. Rule, Victoria Nursery in 1857 as 'Jenny'.
Gallica / Provins.  
Rose-pink, fuchsia / magenta shading, mauve shading, ages to lilac .  Visible stamens.  Strong fragrance.  Medium, semi-double to double, borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Upright.  Medium green foliage.  3 to 5 leaflets.  

Height: 39" to 5' (100 to 150cm).  Width: 3' to 5' (90 to 150cm).
USDA zone 4b through 8b.  
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Because of the confusion surrounding 'Président de Sèze' and 'Jenny Duval', we had put references to both under the same listing, and figured we'd leave it to intrepid rose sleuths to sort it all out for themselves. There now seems to be no doubt that they are two different roses, so we are in the process of assigning References to the appropriate rose. Please refer to the pages of both roses for more information.

Mike Lowe of Lowe's Roses says the flowers of 'Jenny by Duval' are rose-pink violet, lavender, or mauve-gray and he assigns Duval as the breeder...

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