'Jean Bach Sisley'

(Pronounced: ZHAN BAAK SIS-lee)

ALSO KNOWN AS:

'Jean Bach Sisley'

 

'Jean Bach Sisley'

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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.

 

'Jean Bach Sisley'

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The blooms are semi-double and the petals are imbricated, giving them a pointed appearance.

 

'Jean Bach Sisley'

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'Jean Bach Sisley' blooms continuously. It forms a beautiful low shrub that is an asset in any garden.

 
 

 
GENERAL
INFORMATION:

'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.

 
BOTANICAL
GROUP:

Chinensis

 
GROUP:

OGR

 
CLASS:

H Ch

 
SEED
PARENT:

Unknown  

POLLEN
PARENT:

Unknown  

BREEDER:

Dubreuil  

INTRODUCED:

'Jean Bach Sisley' was introduced by Dubreuil (France) in 1889.  

DATE:

1889 [ France ]  

PLANT SIZE
AND FORM:

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.  

FOLIAGE
DESCRIPTION:

The foliage is dark green tinged with purple. The new growth is purple wine-colored.

 
FOLIAGE
FRAGRANCE:

None.  

BLOOM
FREQUENCY:

C - Continuous. 'Jean Bach Sisley' starts blooming mid-spring and repeats throughout the growing season.

 
BLOOM
DESCRIPTION:
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.

 
BLOOM
COLOR:

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:

None.  

FRAGRANCE:

mf - Moderately fragrant. 'Jean Bach Sisley' has light tea fragrance.

 
HIPS:

None observed.

 
CLIMATE:

Zones 7 - 9  

CULTURE:

'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.

 
PROPAGATION:

'Jean Bach Sisley' may be propagated by cuttings.

 
OTHER
CHARACTERISTICS:


    ** Tolerant of poorer soils
    ** Suitable for hedging and fence rows
    ** Suitable for growing into trees
    ** Suitable for growing in pots
    ** Availability is limited

'Jean Bach Sisley' flowers are best in spring and fall.

 
ANECDOTAL
INFORMATION:

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.

 
REFERENCES:

Antique Rose Emporium. The Antique Rose Emporium 1988 Catalog. Independence, Texas: Antique Rose Emporium. 1988, p. 17.