The Vintage Rosery
Needville, Texas

Unless otherwise noted, all photographs were taken of the roses in our gardens located in Needville, Texas (zone 8b.)

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Marie van Houtte
“Wow” is about all I can say about this rose! When you see two different colored roses on the same plant, you know you've got a winner. The blooms open a creamy yellow, then age to dark pink in the hot sun. The bush can get quite large if it's not pruned to keep it in bounds. Typical size is 5' to 7'.

aka: Mlle. Marie Van Houtte
The Gem

Bred in Lyon, France in 1871 by Jean-Claude Ducher.