'Jean Bach Sisley'
(Pronounced: ZHAN BAAK SIS-lee)
'Jean Bach Sisley'
Jean Bach Sisley is a beautiful silvery-pink rose with darker salmon rose veined with carmine on the reverse sides of the petals. The blooms are medium-sized (2-1/2" - 3"), fragrant, and loosely double.
The blooms are semi-double and the petals are imbricated, giving them a pointed appearance.
'Jean Bach Sisley' blooms continuously. It forms a beautiful low shrub that is an asset in any garden.
'Jean Bach Sisley' is a beautiful silvery-pink rose with darker salmon rose veined with carmine on the reverse sides of the petals. The blooms are medium-sized (2-1/2" - 3"), fragrant, and loosely double, and repeat throughout the growing season.
'Jean Bach Sisley' was introduced by Dubreuil (France) in 1889.
1889 [ France ]
|PLANT SIZE |
Height: 5 ' to 7 ' Width: 3 ' to 4 '
'Jean Bach Sisley' forms a large spreading bush 5' to 7' in height, and as wide as it is tall.
The foliage is dark green tinged with purple. The new growth is purple wine-colored.
C - Continuous. 'Jean Bach Sisley' starts blooming mid-spring and repeats throughout the growing season.
| Flower Size: 3.00" to 3.50" Cluster Size: 3 to 5 Petal Count: 25 to 35 |
'Jean Bach Sisley' flowers are medium-sized (2-1/2" to 3") and loosely double. The buds are long and pointed.
pb - Pink blend. 'Jean Bach Sisley' blooms are silvery rose pink inside. The reverse sides of the petals are a darker salmon rose veined with carmine.
|COLOR VARIATION:|| |
mf - Moderately fragrant. 'Jean Bach Sisley' has light tea fragrance.
Zones 7 - 9
'Jean Bach Sisley' is disease resistant, and handles sudden freezes well. It should be pruned to remove dead and diseased wood, but should never be cut back more than 1/3. Minimal pruning is best for this plant.
'Jean Bach Sisley' may be propagated by cuttings.
'Jean Bach Sisley' flowers are best in spring and fall.
The proper classification of 'Jean Bach Sisley' has been a matter of some controversy. It has been classified as a Bourbon and more recently as a China rose, but it has a slight tea fragrance and resembles a Tea rose in other ways.
Antique Rose Emporium. The Antique Rose Emporium 1988 Catalog. Independence, Texas: Antique Rose Emporium. 1988, p. 17.