'Beauté Inconstante'

(Pronounced: BEE-you-tee In-con-STAHN-tee)

ALSO KNOWN AS:

'Beauté Inconstante'

'Beauté Inconstante'

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Beauté Inconstante is a very interesting, prolifically blooming tea rose, with blooms that vary in coloration.

 

'Beauté Inconstante'

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The buds 'Beauté Inconstante' are long, narrow , nicely formed and dark pink in color.

 

'Beauté Inconstante'

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The buds open to semi-double, somewhat muddled, coppery red to orange flowers that are shaded with yellow and carmine. The flowers are unstable in coloration, and each flower is unique, varying somewhat in the exact combination of colors.

 

'Beauté Inconstante'

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'Beauté Inconstante' buds are full and frequently display tinges of yellow, pink and coppery orange.

 

'Beauté Inconstante'

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The growth habit is bushy and somewhat sprawling, and it is seldom out of bloom.

 

'Beauté Inconstante'

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Mature, fully opened blooms of 'Beauté Inconstante' tend to be darker shades of carmine, but they retain the yellow and pink shades on the outer petals.

 

 
GENERAL
INFORMATION:

The color of this semi-double rose is unstable, and its appearance vary from flower to flower. The fragrance of 'Beauté Inconstante' is remarkable and the petals are coppery red and orange, shaded with yellow and carmine.

'Beauté Inconstante' is a very interesting and attractive shrub.

 
BOTANICAL
GROUP:

Chinensis

 
GROUP:

OGR

 
CLASS:

T

 
SEED
PARENT:

Unknown  

POLLEN
PARENT:

Unknown  

BREEDER:

Pernet-Ducher  

INTRODUCED:

'Beauté Inconstante' is a very interesting and attractive shrub.  

DATE:

1892 [ France ]  

PLANT SIZE
AND FORM:

Height:    3 '     to    5 '           Width:    3 '     to    3 '



'Beauté Inconstante' forms a spreading bush, 3 feet wide and 3 - 5 feet high.  

FOLIAGE
DESCRIPTION:

The foliage is medium green.

 
FOLIAGE
FRAGRANCE:

None.  

BLOOM
FREQUENCY:

R - Repeat. 'Beauté Inconstante' starts blooming in mid-April in the Texas Hill Country and repeat blooms in cycles throughout the growing season.

 
BLOOM
DESCRIPTION:
Flower Size:    3.00"      to      3.50"           Cluster Size:    3      to      5           Petal Count:    0 to 0          

'Beauté Inconstante' flowers are double with somewhat muddled centers.

 
BLOOM
COLOR:

ob - Orange blend. 'Beauté Inconstante' blooms are orange to coppery red, shaded with carmine and yellow.

 
COLOR VARIATION:

The blooms are unstable and change from yellow to coppery red shaded with carmine.  

FRAGRANCE:

fr - Fragrant. 'Beauté Inconstante' has a moderate tea fragrance.

 
HIPS:

None observed.

 
CLIMATE:

Zones 7 - 9  

CULTURE:

'Beauté Inconstante' is a very hardy rose which will tolerate poorer soils.

 
PROPAGATION:

'Beauté Inconstante' is easily propagated by cuttings.

 
OTHER
CHARACTERISTICS:


    ** Tolerant of poorer soils
    ** Availability is limited  

ANECDOTAL
INFORMATION:
 
REFERENCES:

American Rose Society. Modern Roses 10. Shreveport, Louisiana: American Rose Society. 1993, p. 43.

Antique Rose Emporium. The Antique Rose Emporium 1988 Catalog. Independence, Texas: Antique Rose Emporium. 1988, p. 36.