'Maman Cochet'

(Pronounced: Ma-MAN Co-SHAY)

ALSO KNOWN AS:

'Maman Cochet'

 

'Maman Cochet'

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'Maman Cochet' has pointed buds that open to light pink blooms that have a darker center and yellow petal bases.

 

'Maman Cochet'

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'Maman Cochet' begins blooming in late March in the Texas Hill Country and blooms almost continuously throughout the growing season.

 

'Maman Cochet'

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'Maman Cochet' is a very popular rose with pointed buds that open to light pink blooms that have a darker center and yellow petal bases. It makes a vigorous upright bush 4' to 5' in height.

 

'Maman Cochet'

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The flowers form open large (3" to 4"), double, open cups. When the flowers first open they are well formed and orderly, but they petals quickly muddle and curl as the flowers age.

 

'Maman Cochet'

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When the flowers first open they are well formed and orderly, but they petals quickly muddle and curl as the flowers age.

 
 

 
GENERAL
INFORMATION:

'Maman Cochet' is a very popular rose with pointed buds that open to light pink blooms that have a darker center and yellow petal bases. It makes a vigorous upright bush 4' to 5' in height.

'Maman Cochet' has few thorns and the foliage is dark green and leathery. The blooms repeat throughout the growing season.

 
BOTANICAL
GROUP:

Chinensis

 
GROUP:

OGR

 
CLASS:

T

 
SEED
PARENT:

'Marie Van Houtte'  

POLLEN
PARENT:

'Mme. Lombard'  

BREEDER:

Cochet  

INTRODUCED:

'Maman Cochet' was introduced by Cochet (France) in 1893.  

DATE:

1893 [ France ]  

PLANT SIZE
AND FORM:

Height:    4 '     to    6 '           Width:    3 '     to    4 '



'Maman Cochet' forms an upright bush that will grow to heights of 6' or 7' if not pruned.  

FOLIAGE
DESCRIPTION:

The foliage is large (2-1/2"), dark green and leathery.

 
FOLIAGE
FRAGRANCE:

None.  

BLOOM
FREQUENCY:

r - Repeat. 'Maman Cochet' begins blooming in late March in the Texas Hill Country and repeats in cycles throughout the growing season.

 
BLOOM
DESCRIPTION:
Flower Size:    3.00"      to      4.00"           Cluster Size:    2      to      3           Petal Count:    30 to 39          

The flowers form open large (3" to 4"), double, open cups. When the flowers first open they are well formed and orderly, but they petals quickly muddle and curl as the flowers age.

 
BLOOM
COLOR:

mp - Medium Pink. 'Maman Cochet' has pointed buds that open to light pink blooms that have a darker center and yellow petal bases.

 
COLOR VARIATION:

None.  

FRAGRANCE:

mf - Moderately Fragrant. 'Maman Cochet' has a good tea scent. Some have reported it to have an orris scent.

 
HIPS:

None observed.

 
CLIMATE:

Zones 5 - 10  

CULTURE:

'Maman Cochet' is disease resistant and tolerant of poorer soils.

 
PROPAGATION:

'Maman Cochet' is easily propagated from cuttings.

 
OTHER
CHARACTERISTICS:


    ** Requires sunny location to thrive
    ** Makes good cut flowers
    ** Suitable for growing in pots
    ** Suitable for growing in greenhouses
    ** Commercial Availability is limited

'Maman Cochet' makes excellent cut flowers.

 
ANECDOTAL
INFORMATION:
 
REFERENCES:

American Rose Society. Modern Roses 10. Shreveport, Louisiana: American Rose Society. 1993, p. 351.

American Rose Society. Modern Roses XI. Shreveport, Louisiana: American Rose Society. 2000, p. 339.

Antique Rose Emporium. The Antique Rose Emporium 1998 Catalog. Independence, Texas: Antique Rose Emporium. 1998, p. 33.

Beales, Peter. Classic Roses. New York: Henry Holt & Company. 1997, p. 385.

Druitt, Liz. The Organic Rose Garden. Dallas, TX: Taylor Publishing Company. 1996, pp. 98, 150.

Welch, William C.. Antique Roses for the South. Dallas: Taylor Publishing. 1990, pp. 153-154.

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