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'Alpenfee' rose Description
'Alpenfee' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Hortus
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
25 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Hybrid Setigera.
Origin:
Bred by Rudolf Geschwind (Austria-Hungary (former), 1890).
Class:
Hybrid Setigera.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Average diameter 2.25".  Double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  
Habit:
Height of 6' 7" to 9' 10" (200 to 300 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Parentage:
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Notes:
Possibly named after "Alpenfee" (Fairy of the Alps) in Lord Byron's dramatic poem "Manfred" (1817). Robert Schumann's musical treatment of this (1848) was very well known in the German-speaking area.
 
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