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'Québec' rose Description
'Madame Marie Curie' rose photo
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Deep yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Madame Marie Curie
Exhibition name: Madame Marie Curie
Bred by Jean-Marie Gaujard (1903-1995) (France, before 1942).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. (Newark, NY) in 1943 as 'Madame Marie Curie'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1951 as 'Québec'.
Hybrid Tea, Pernetiana.  
Deep yellow.  Mild fragrance.  25 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Very large, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Bushy, compact.  Dark green, leathery foliage.  

Height: 20" to 28" (50 to 70cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Very vigorous.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  
United States - Patent No: PP 727  on  25 Mar 1947   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Scientists Pierre and Marie Curie discovered the radioactive element Radium 21 December 1898.