'Princess Nagako' rose Description
Photo courtesy of cornelia
Red, yellow shading. Mild fragrance. Small, semi-double (9-16 petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Small, rounded buds.
Short, armed with thorns / prickles. Small, glossy, light green foliage.
USDA zone 6b through 10b. Hardy.
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Princess Nagako (March 6, 1903 Tokyo - June 16, 2000), married Crown Prince Hirohito of Japan in 1924.She was Empress of Japan from 1926-1989.
'Princess Nagaka' in Sangerhausen and in commerce seems to be mislabeled - see References.