Rosa ‘George Cuvier’

Bourbon rose.  The flowers are rosy-cherry in colour, beautifully tinted with light purple, large, full and of compact form, on a moderate sized shrub.  The Gardeners’ Chronicle described its flowers as bright cerise, shaded pink.  [Paul (1848, 1863, 1888), Gard. Chron. 1846, Amat].



Horticultural & Botanical History

Bred by Souchet in 1842.



History at Camden Park

Listed in the 1850 and 1857 catalogues [T.897/1850].  Obtained from Kew Gardens, brought out from England by Captain P. P. King in 1849.  Regarded by Macarthur as new to the colony.  [ML A1980-3].




Published Feb 11, 2010 - 03:36 PM | Last updated Jul 29, 2011 - 05:01 PM

More details about Rosa ‘George Cuvier’
Family Rosaceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, France

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Rosa George Cuvier 



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