'Général Schablikine'

(Pronounced: zhay-nay RHAL SHAB-lee-kine)

ALSO KNOWN AS:

'Général Schablikine'

'Général Schablikine'

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Général Schablikine makes an upright bushy shrub that is seldom out of bloom.

 

'Général Schablikine'

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The blooms are very double, cherry to coppery-red, and moderately fragrant.

 

 
GENERAL
INFORMATION:

'Général Schablikine' is a very useful rose, with very double flowers that open flat. The color is a combination of cherry and copper-red, and the plant is well-foliated.

 
BOTANICAL
GROUP:

Chinensis

 
GROUP:

OGR

 
CLASS:

T

 
SEED
PARENT:

Unknown  

POLLEN
PARENT:

Unknown  

BREEDER:

Nabonnand, G.  

INTRODUCED:

'Général Schablikine' was introduced by G. Nabonnand (France) in 1878.  

DATE:

1878 [ France ]  

PLANT SIZE
AND FORM:

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



The growth habit of 'Général Schablikine' is bushy and upright, growing to 5' or 6' in height.  

FOLIAGE
DESCRIPTION:

'Général Schablikine' is unusually well-foliated. The leaves are medium green and smooth.

 
FOLIAGE
FRAGRANCE:

None.  

BLOOM
FREQUENCY:

C - Continuous. 'Général Schablikine' is seldom out of bloom during the growing season.

 
BLOOM
DESCRIPTION:
Flower Size:    3.00"      to      3.50"           Cluster Size:    3      to      5           Petal Count:    35 to 40          

The blooms are medium sized (3" to 3-1/2"), very double, and open flat.

 
BLOOM
COLOR:

op - Orange pink. 'Général Schablikine' has an unusual bloom color that is best described as being somewhere between cherry-red, and coppery-red.

 
COLOR VARIATION:

None.  

FRAGRANCE:

MF - Moderately fragrant. 'Général Schablikine' has a good tea fragrance.

 
HIPS:

None observed.

 
CLIMATE:

Zones 7 - 9  

CULTURE:

'Général Schablikine' is a very hardy and disease free rose. It prefers a sunny location.

 
PROPAGATION:

'Général Schablikine' is readily propagated by cuttings.

 
OTHER
CHARACTERISTICS:


    ** Requires sunny location to thrive
    ** Suitable for growing in pots
    ** Suitable for growing in greenhouses
    ** Availability is limited  

ANECDOTAL
INFORMATION:

Many beautiful of 'Général Schablikine' can be found growing in the gardens at Ninfa, Latina in Italy.

 
REFERENCES:

American Rose Society. Modern Roses 10. Shreveport, Louisiana: American Rose Society. 1993, p. 203.

American Rose Society. Modern Roses XI. Shreveport, Louisiana: American Rose Society. 2000, p. 185.

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

Beales, Peter. Classic Roses. New York: Henry Holt & Company. 1997, pp. 78, 382-383.

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

Welch, William C.. Perennial Garden Color. Dallas: Taylor Publishing. 1989, pp. 214, 239.