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'Andenken an Alma de l'Aigle' rose Description
'Andenken an Alma de l'Aigle (Hybrid Musk, Kordes, 1948' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Susanna's Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
26 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Light pink Hybrid Musk.
Origin:
Bred by Reimer Kordes (1922-1997) (Germany, 1948).
Introduced in Germany by Ernst Wohlt Baumschulen in 1955 as 'Isabella'.
Class:
Hybrid Musk.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Strong fragrance.  Medium to large, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 10b.  
Parentage:
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Notes:
The German word Andenken is similar to the French souvenir and the English in memory of...
Alma de l'Aigle (1889 Lockstedt - 1959 Hamburg), German teacher, paintress and roselover, rose author. 'Isabella' was renamed after her death.
Different opinions on year of introduction - see References.
 
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