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'Alice Vena' rose Description
'Alice Vena' rose photo
Photo courtesy of LaBrea/JoeO'Connell
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
29 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend.
Registration name: Alice Vena
Origin:
Bred by Unknown (circa 1800).
Class:
Gallica / Provins, Hybrid China, Hybrid Perpetual.  
Bloom:
Mauve or purple blend.  40 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 8b.  
Parentage:
Notes:
Pépinières Loubert supplies a date of pre-1848. See References for more information. There is no reference to a rose called 'Alice Vena' in the 19th century.
'Alice Vena' in Sangerhausen is identical with 'Centifolia à fleurs doubles violettes'
 
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