Baronne Prevost is an antique rose with an amazingly strong fragrance. I seem to be on an antique rose kick today because I also posted another antique rose photo on my gardening blog today.
This rose is very hardy. It had very little die back over the winter and I didn’t give it any kind of winter protection this year either! It’s grown quite tall. It’s approximately 7 feet tall. The only complaints that I might have about it is that it has weak stems and as a result is a somewhat floppy rose. It’s also very prickly! It has both thorns and tiny fine prickles. Both of which makes working with the rose kind of dangerous to your skin!
I have Baronne Prevost growing on one side of my garden opposite another antique rose called Compte De Chambord. Both are extremely fragrant and tend to bloom at the same time so standing in the middle of the garden between these two roses when they are blooming is pure heaven.
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